American History since 1865
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Date Created: 01/25/16
AH Notes 111 Targets of Violence During reconstruction period 1 Carpetbaggers Northern Whites that come into the South after the Civil War not a nice term for people 19th century man purse that ppl would carry all their stuff with 2 Scalawags Southern White Republicans even worse connotation in the 19th century the republican party was NORTH supporting blacks so the southerners view republicans and scalawags as traders 3 Afr Americans Successful men and women and leaders To vote republican in 1874 is VERY dangerous you could get killed Lynching Was one of the main forms of violence hanging blacks AFTER slavery period Number one issue in the black community of America till 194039s means of control and white supremacy Victims of lynching 18821968 lda B Wells Advocate against lynching important spokeswoman Three of her friends were lynched bc of operating a successful grocery store that competes against a white grocery store across the street SUCCESS brings upon attacks International campaign to expose lynching for what it is She is not going to just talk to black people she also goes to whites Christians liberals women to spread what is actually happening Gets the British public on her side Great Britain was the strongest country in the world of the time They were what USA is today Face of black America she39s in generation that raises the children of the civil rights movement Doesn39t work during her lifetime Senate Apoloov 2005 Congressional apologies to not passing antilynching laws Resolution 39 Election of 1876 END OF RECONSTRUCTION Rutherford Hayes REP Wins Samue Tilden DEM Both sides said they had won Pp are worried if Tilden wins there will be another civil war quottilden or bloodquot Hayes wins Electoral College votes due to southern democrats that make a deal to vote in the REP candidate Wormley s Hotel Southern DEM make a deal to support Hayes in return to remove federal troops from the South With the troops gone Southern white DEM can then take control of the South by the southern and the negro problem the North is tired of dealing with the black voting and lynching they are willing to just keep it separate and deal with the problems This ends reconstruction North quits South Devastated by the Civil war By the end of the war 3milion was lost Saves 60 of the wealth and now they39re gone Avg farm price plummets Sherman s Bowties North Taken up the souths railroad tracks heated by the re and wrapped around trees South could never use the railroad tracks again Sharecropping New form of labor developed in South in response to devastation from postcivil war Pantations divided up and rented out in small pots 2530acres Share croppers paid 50 of harvest Half their harvest goes to landowner Sharecroppers must pay for materials upon loans of 5060 Interest rate Lead from high harvest interest rate debt that never ends Another name for slavery White and black share croppers poor white southerners have bad economy too EX Farm land owners sell their plots to sharecroppers
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