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The Gilded and the Gritty: America, 1870-1912
Topic: MemoryTopic: ProgressTopic: PeopleTopic: PowerTopic: Empire
Topic: Progress: The Meaning of the Machine
Toolbox Overview: The Gilded and the Gritty: America, 1870-1912
Resource Menu: Progress
Text 1. Memory and Machines
Text 2. Brooklyn Bridge
Text 3. Human Machines
Text 4. Christine Frederick
Text 5. Thomas Eakins
Text 6. Thomas Edison
Text 7. Wealth and Weightlessness
Text 8. Southern Statis
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Text 9. The 1893 World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago

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8.  Southern Stasis
- Edward King, The Great South, 1875, excerpts (PDF)
- Henry W. Grady, "The New South," address, 1886/1889, excerpts
- Booker T. Washington, The Atlanta Exposition Address, 1895, excerpts

    The Great South, 1875
The Great South

  
PrintingLength: 19 pages total

Online Sources The Great South: National Humanities Center
"The New South": History Matters
The Atlanta Exposition Address: History Matters

Supplemental
sites


The Great South, full text at Documenting the American South, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Library

Henry Grady, biography from the New Georgia Encyclopedia

Booker T. Washington, biography from Today in History, Library of Congress

Booker T. Washington, biography from PBS/WNET

The Atlanta Exposition Address, full text from Hypertexts, American Studies, University of Virginia


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