The Atlanta Exposition Address may be the fortieth chapter of Booker T.
Washingtons autobiography. This autobiography was named Up From Slavery and
it was written in 1901. The chapter commences by informing the reader that Booker T.
Washington, the writer, was in the Atlanta Exposition representing the Negro
enterprise and Negro civilization. Then describes how he offered a brief speech
to the white and black community, and continues by authoring some
personal experiences and his viewpoint on some particular problems. Some of
these experiences and issues are the end result of his speech, how he fulfills and
thinks about the President of america, the invitation to become a judge in
an educational contest, the Negro ministry, and voting. In this chapter, Booker
T. Washingtons main motif is how two distinct races can live along in
order to achieve improvement. In his persuasive speech, he tries to persuade black
and white people that they should offer their finest for the prosperity of the
South. He also tries to persuade persons to create friends, whatever their