Notes week 2/16-2/19
Notes week 2/16-2/19 17063
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HISTORY II Lecture Notes 21915 AMERICA LEADING UP TO WWI US passed ordinances and laws that created 2 Americas White and Black Segregating Restaurants Grocery Stores Schools Movie Theaters Recreational facilities Telephones Whore houses clinics African Americans could not testify against a white person only against a black person When they did they used separate bibles All Africans referred to Whites men as Sir Sidewalks SACRIFICES MADE DURING WAR TIME Draft become a soldier Limits on goods gas Retired people rejoined the work force Taking up industry jobs Ammunition factories Air plane factories Non defense related jobs also made sacrifices Meat packing Clothing factories Herbert Hoover Food will win the war Meatless Mondays IMMIGRATION Curtailed Risking allies This resulted in more available jobs for Americans GUNS OF AUGUST First Global War Britain Japan Romania and Italy aligned with ofFrance and Russia Allies Bulgaria and Turkey aligned with AustriaHungary Central Powers THE GREAT MIGRATION 4 million African American 1915 1970 Move from the South to the North FIELD TO FACTORY Trajectories of Movement Networks of Kin PushPull African Americans living in Alabama and Mississippi migrated to Detroit Chicago Milwaukie and Indiana Some African Americans living in Alabama migrated to Los Angeles and Las Vegas African Americans living in Florida Georgia South Carolina and North Carolina Migrated to Washington DC Philadelphia Newark New York City and Boston African Americans living in South West Louisiana to Houston Not all migrations were as great in distance WHY MIGRATE TO CERTAIN AREAS Jobs Economical security Networks of Kin Families followed families Friends followed friends African Americans followed African Americans Church congregations moving Rail roads Wherever the train stopped Medical Need Clinics in the area offered better medical treatment Housing Hope for better housing HOW THEY MIGRATED Train Bus Automobile Walked Rail roads Some people migrated in one swoop Some piece mill migration happened FIELD TO FACTORY Sharecropping or farming to industrial labor Work for both crop and pay Way of controlling mobility of African Americans Way to control labor of African Americans Sharecropping Debt Farming White Land owners would give sharecroppers plot of land Sharecroppers would work to pay off debt and feed family White land owners would demand a certain percentage of crop at the end of season Plus sharecroppers had to pay back for supplies and land Debt rolled over for the next growing season Sun to Factory Clock Continuation of poor working conditions and low wages LANDSCAPE OF MIGRATION Committee on Urban Issue Among Negros 1910 National Urban League Counseled Migrants from South Help Train Black Social Workers Education Health Housing Opportunity Magazine Positions available By end of WWI branched were located in over 30 cities A DREAM DEFERRED LANGSTON HUGHES What happens to a dream deferred Does it dry up like a raisin in the sun Or fester like a sore And then run Does it stink like rotten meat Or crust and sugar over like a syrupy sweet Maybe it just sags like a heavy load Or does it explode NADIR Term used to describe the high tide of race Violence experienced by African Americans between the 1880s and 1930s 39 Lynching Being too wealthy Looking someone in the eye Not moving on the side walk LYNCHING Between 1889 and 1932 approx 3754 Mob rule The spectacle of Lynching Moment of community interaction Mob could be 5 4oo Cut off fingers or toes Cut off testicles Take photos for post cards Show of Force Posing for pictures People dressed up Gathering
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