US History Chapter 8 Section 2

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15 terms · US History Chapter 8 Section 2

compulsory

required

rote

memorization by repetition

prosperous

wealthy or fortunate

corporal punishment

physical punishment

aspiring

seeking to gain; desiring.

curriculum

an integrated course of academic studies

parochial schools

schools sponsored by a church

exclusion

the act of forcing out someone or something

prominent

important

Booker T. Washington

African American progressive who supported segregation and demanded that African American better themselves individually to achieve equality.

Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute

aimed to equip African Americans with teaching diplomas and useful skills in agriculture, domestic, or mechanical work.

W.E.B. DuBois

1st black to earn P.h.D. from Harvard, encouraged blacks to resist systems of segregation and discrimination, helped create NAACP in 1910

Niagara Movement

Founded by W.E.B. DuBois in 1905 to promote the education of African Americans in the liberal arts.

liberal arts

studies intended to provide general knowledge and intellectual skills (rather than occupational or professional skills)

cope

come to terms or deal successfully with

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