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Chapter 8 Section 3

  1. 1. Segregation and Discrimination<br />Chapter 8, Section 3<br />By Erin Markham<br />
  2. 2. African Americans Fight Legal Discrimination<br />The African Americans faced hostile and often violent opposition from the whites.<br />There was a law that Africans could never be equal with the whites, but they never stopped fighting. <br />
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  4. 4. Plessy v. Ferguson<br />1896- Supreme Court ruled the separation of races in public accommodations<br />Did not violate the Fourteenth Ammendment<br />“Separate but equal”<br />
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  6. 6. Turn of the Century Race Relations<br />Blacks were to be a second class to whites<br />A black man never shook the hand of a white man<br />Blacks had to yield to white pedestrians on sidewalks<br />Blacks had to remove their hats for whites<br />If the black man did not follow these rules they were lynched<br />
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  8. 8. Discrimination in the South<br />Until at least 1887 the African Americans were able to vote<br />20th century-began to develop laws to weaken African American’s political power<br />Voting Restrictions<br />Denied Legal Equality<br />Literate voters and poll taxes<br />Grandfather clause- man was still entitled to vote if he, his father, or his grandfather had been registered to vote before January 1, 1867<br />Jim Crow Laws<br />
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  10. 10. Discrimination in the North<br />Blacks thought they would be treated better in the north<br />Segregated neighborhoods<br />Discriminated in the workplace<br />New York City Race Riot 1900<br />
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  12. 12. Discrimination in the West<br />Native Americans<br />Asian immigrants<br />Mexicans in southwest<br />
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  14. 14. Sources<br />http://www.digitaljournalist.org/issue0309/lm18.html<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lynching_in_the_United_States<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Racial_segregation<br />http://afroamhistory.about.com/od/jimcrowlaw1/Jim_Crow_Laws.htm<br />History Book<br />

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