Conor O'Connell 8-2

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Discipline:
Social Studies
Subject:
History
Grade:
8

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Conor O'Connell 8-2

W.E.B Du Bois

W.E.B. was born on February 23, 1868 in Great, Barrington Massachusets. He graduated Harvard in 1895. He was the first African American to graduate Harvard.He demanded equalility for African Americans and helped to pass the 14th amendment. He co-founded the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.

Biography

W.E.B Dubois devoted his whole to fighting for the equality of African Americans. He co-founded the National Association for the Advancement of Colored people. It is an organazation the supports that rights of black people all across America. W.E.B Dubois said speeches and held peacful protests to help win African Americans the right to vote.

We the People

W.E.B Dubois worked very hard for the rights of African Americans. He was a very strong believer of God and preached how God created all people to be equal. He demanded equality for all African Americans. He said that it made no sense that they couldn't vote meanwhile they made up a majority of the population. W.E.B Du Bois hard work was a major reason for the passing of the 14th amendment.

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Solution

W.E.B Dubois worked very hard to earn rights for African Americans and had a great impact on passing the 14th amendment. He co-founded NAACP, or the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. He started protests and boycotts so that colored people may have more respect. He was a very hard worker and gave up many hours and days to work for this cause. W.E.B Dubois was a very inteligent, courageous man and the 14th amendment might not have been passed without his hard work.

Bibliogaphy

1. http://www.naacp.org/pages/naacp-history-w.e.b.-dubois2. http://www.duboislc.org/html/DuBoisBio.html3. http://xroads.virginia.edu/~UG03/souls/DuBoisLife.html4. Social Studies Textbook


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