African American Education In The South Summary

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The Education of Blacks in the South, 1860–1935 The Education of Blacks in the South, 1860–1935 by James D. Anderson is a history analysis of black education from Reconstruction to the Great Depression. Anderson states that blacks were commitment to education despite popular belief that blacks did not control their destiny for the black man education; cause of the political subornation by the Angola-Saxon. The book explore the political, cultural, and economic context that led to the modern black education. Blacks possessed the strong desire for universal public education after the end slavery. This was evident for example black families taking loss income for their children if the opportunity public education was available (Anderson 156).…show more content…
Thought the controlling group of northern philanthropists, Yankee missionaries, white urban industrialists and etc. believe that it important to educate the youth in values and norms; they had ideological differences on the application of the education which led to social debates on the education of blacks (Anderson 279). The ideology and social control in America in one aspect that has great important to Anderson argument is the Hampton-Tuskegee Idea. The Hampton-Tuskegee Idea was industrial training education for southern blacks that would help adjusted to subordinate social roles (Anderson 92). For example, it strengthen the existing structure of the Southern economy through the instruction youth to have less want and desires so to maintain the status quo (Anderson 92). This was teaching the black children to be submissive workers. Another example of this control is Cumming v. Board of Education of Richmond County, that ignore separate but equal doctrine that stop the public secondary education in the South (Anderson

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