U.S. History 1865-Present week 6 Thursday notes
U.S. History 1865-Present week 6 Thursday notes Hist 151
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U.S. History 9/29 Niagara Movement A call to arms A calling that they will not be satisfied until they are given their rights Realize they can’t succeed without the help of white people National Association for the Advancement of Colored Peoples Caused by a lynching in springfield Illinois “The Crisis” Newspaper about the record of the darker races and is what game them their name also had a white writer Black Life Black life was extremely scary, if you were black you kept your head down with the reason of not wanting to get lynched The Buffalo Soldiers Extremely good fighters and extreme victory during their wars 23 medals of honor (very hard to get) French and Germans called them the black death “Uplifting The Race” The national baptist Convention Provided the network and morals in the community Tried to get better life for black lives, and worked with white groups to try to get a better reaction Separate but Equal By 1915, per capita spending, white schools got 3 times the spending that black schools received Taught blacks to bake cakes or iron shirts because that’s all they were expected to do Rosenwald Fund “The horrors that are due to race prejudice come home to the Jew more fortunately than the others of the white race, on account of the centuries of persecution which they have suffered and still suffer Donated over $70 million to public schools, or colleges and museums 4.7 million in black contributions Resistors “ The negro is believed to be stupid, immoral, diseased, Jook Joints Jook is a word for negro pleasure Colored People’s Time Celebration of African American history told through drama with song and dance “The Colored Champion of The World” Jack Johnson was without a doubt the best fighter especially best black fighter the world has seen Does not give a damn/ has gold teeth Didn’t back down from anyone, spit on people, did bad things Had three wives all of which were white/ many ethical problems with this at the time Searching for the Great White Hope Is the caucasian out of hope? Is the race we found to be inferior about to demand the line be dropped between black and white? The greatest white fighter gets knocked out by Jack Johnson, this causes riots all throughout America because of race Johnson in Exile Losing to Jesse Willard in Havana Johnson would not be let back into America without losing a fight so he claims to have thrown the fight to Jesse Willard Once he comes back he is convicted and arrested for a year for his misfortune and intermarriage of whites and blacks Still after getting released did not care at all
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