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|Creator:||Alridge, Derrick P.|
|Title:||Atlanta compromise speech|
|Date:||2004 Jan. 23|
Encyclopedia article about Booker T. Washington's famous "Atlanta Compromise" speech, delivered on September 18, 1895, at the Cotton States and International Exposition in Atlanta. Considered the definitive statement of what Washington termed the "accommodationist" strategy of black response to southern racial tensions, it is widely regarded as one of the most significant speeches in American history.
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|Types:||Articles | Text|
|Subjects:||Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915 | African Americans--Education--Southern States | African Americans--Vocational education--Southern States | Education--Southern States | Vocational education--Southern States | African Americans--Social conditions--19th century | African Americans--Economic conditions--19th century | United States--Race relations--History--19th century | Cotton States Exposition (1895 : Atlanta, Ga.) | Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915--Oratory | United States, Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, 33.7489954, -84.3879824|
|Collection:||New Georgia Encyclopedia|
|Institution:||New Georgia Encyclopedia|
|Contributors:||New Georgia Encyclopedia (Project)|
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Cite as: "Atlanta Compromise Speech," New Georgia Encyclopedia. Retrieved [date]: http://www.georgiaencyclopedia.org.
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