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Week 1 Notes

by: Chloe Bogdajewicz

Week 1 Notes AMH 2020

Chloe Bogdajewicz

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African Americans and Jim Crow Laws
History of the United States
Mrs. Gates
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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Chloe Bogdajewicz on Wednesday September 28, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to AMH 2020 at Florida State University taught by Mrs. Gates in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 4 views.


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Date Created: 09/28/16
August 31 st African Americans in the Jim Crow South Key Terms  13,14,15 amendment  Ku Klux Klan  Jim Crow  Plessy vs. Ferguson  Lyching  Black Family  Great Migration  Reconstruction  Compromise of 1877  Disenfranchisement  Sharecropping  Convict Leasing/ Labor  Brooker T. Washington Before 1865  Civil War th o 13 amend- outlaw slavery o 14 amend- citizenship (born or naturalized) o 15 amend- voting *Emancipation Proclamation Reconstruction  Freedman’s Bureau: This was underfunded, provides ex slaves with resources  Families: separated, want to reconnect  Education: was illegal before, now want to be literate  Churches: slaves went to church with their masters, now the churches become organization where blacks can interpret, and are also political areas  Black Codes: Southern States reduce African Americans back to slaves, prevent (try to) retaliation  Civil Rights Act of 1866: North responds with act, Andrew Johnson (pres. At the time) he vetos it but congress overrides. This protects blacks from black codes  Political Participation: Blacks become the highest voters in five states. Active in politics (state constitutions) and public schools  Racial Violence: KKK prevent black power. Blacks killed because they were getting land, and political power. Congress organized state militias (mostly black men) but blacks could be run off the land. Elite whites blamed all the problems on poor white  Reconstuction ends in 1877, white northerners tired of helping black southerners  Election of 1876: Hayes vs Tilden; election fraud  Compromise of 1877: Withdraw troops from the south (foundation for civil rights movement)


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