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African American Studies- Civil Rights Movement

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African American Studies- Civil Rights Movement History 113

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Date Created: 08/13/16
 Civil Rights ­ HIST 113 – 015 Week 1 August 25,2015 Author Monet Turner  1.)   Time Line    Civil War (1861 ­1865)  Reconstruction (1865­ 1877)  Creation of the Ku Klux Klan ( KKK) (1866)  Ratification of The 14  Amendment (1868)  Ratification of the 15  Amendment (1870)  Creation of the first Jim Crow Law (1800’s)  Ida Wells published Southern Horrors (1892)  Plessy vs. Ferguson ruling (1896) 2.) Key Terms   Jim Crow Laws – The racial law passed to help segregate  African Americans politically and socially. Helped create  Segregation in the 19  century.  Lynching – The Hanging of African Americans In southern  states.   Plessy vs. Ferguson – The U.S Supreme Court case that took  place in the 1896 that allows states to pass laws allowing  racial segregation to take place in private of public places.  For example (schools, restrooms, restaurants, stores, and etc.)   Poll tax­ taxes paid by African Americans in order to vote.  Literacy test­ A test that was used to test the Knowledge of  African Americans and a way to prevent blacks from voting.  3.) Reconstruction of the Amendments  13  Amendments – Abolish Slavery  th  14  Amendments – “ Equal Protections under law for U.S  citizen. (Only citizen born U.S soil)  15  Amendment­ Prohibits restrictions on voting based on  race, color, previous conditions of servitude. 4.) The End of Reconstruction   Economic and social challenges of the freed people.   White vigilant groups like the (KKK) formed by 1860.  Supreme Court Decisions against reconstruction programs.   Northern fatigue and political apathy by the  mid­1870’s  District Gerrymandering (dividing or splitting the population  to increase the votes and singling of blacks from voting).   All white party primaries.  Grandfather clause states that if your decant (Grandfather)  was eligible to vote then you are allowed to vote. This clause  excluded African Americans because their decent were not  allowed to vote (in Mississippi). 5.)  Social Separation   Separate Public Facilities were used to keep whites and  blacks separate from each other at all times.   Wage and hiring Discrimination  Plessy vs. Ferguson (separate but equal) 6.) Racial Violence and Intimidation   Author Ida Wells was a black journalist who wrote the book called Southern Horrors.   Southern Horrors was a book that explained the violent and  unjust treatment towards African Americans during this time period. For example the lynching’s of Blacks, the brutal  beatings and murders.   According to wells  7.)  Study Questions   According to wells how do southern whites  justify the use  of lynch mobs?   According to southern whites what is the reason for vigilant  violence?   Why does Wells reject the justification given by white  supporters of the lynch mob?  How does  she refute the claim of the use of lynch mobs and  how does she uncover the causes of lynching? 


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