Your SlideShare is downloading. ×
Nov. 11 Notes (Jim Crow)
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Thanks for flagging this SlideShare!

Oops! An error has occurred.

×

Saving this for later?

Get the SlideShare app to save on your phone or tablet. Read anywhere, anytime - even offline.

Text the download link to your phone

Standard text messaging rates apply

Nov. 11 Notes (Jim Crow)

1,595
views

Published on

Published in: Spiritual, Career

0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
1,595
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
0
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
0
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

Report content
Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
No notes for slide
  • Transcript

    • 1. African Americans after Reconstruction
    • 2.
      • Rights of Blacks expanded during Reconstruction
      Reconstruction Ends
      • 1877 ~ Reconstruction ends
      • Southern Dems. regained control of the South
      • Laws passed to limit freedom & equality
    • 3.  
    • 4.
      • Voting restrictions
      Legal Discrimination
      • Literacy tests ~ to register to vote, you had to pass a test about govt. White officials often failed Blacks.
    • 5.
      • Voting restrictions
      Legal Discrimination
      • Poll taxes ~ had to pay an annual tax in order to vote. Poor Whites & Blacks often couldn’t afford to pay.
    • 6.
      • Voting restrictions
      Legal Discrimination
      • Grandfather clauses ~ if you failed literacy test & couldn’t pay poll tax, you could vote if you, your father, or grandfather voted before 1867
    • 7.
      • Voting restrictions
      Legal Discrimination
      • Grandfather clauses
      • BUT …1867 was the first year that freed slaves were allowed to vote!!!
    • 8.
      • “ Jim Crow” laws
      Legal Discrimination
      • Laws that separated Blacks and Whites in public & private places
      • A.K.A. Segregation ~ separating people on the basis of race
    • 9.  
    • 10. Notice …
    • 11.  
    • 12.
      • “ Jim Crow” laws
      Legal Discrimination
      • Plessy v. Ferguson (1896)
      • Black man tried to sit in a RR car for Whites
    • 13.  
    • 14.
      • “ Jim Crow” laws
      Legal Discrimination
      • Plessy v. Ferguson (1896)
      • Supreme Court creates “separate but equal” principle ~ segregation is acceptable as long as facilities are of equal quality
    • 15.
      • Racial Etiquette ~ rules for how Blacks & Whites could behave toward each other
      Informal Discrimination
      • Violations of etiquette could lead to violence
      • Lynching ~ illegal execution by a mob, without a trial
    • 16.  
    • 17.  
    • 18.
      • Racial Etiquette
      Informal Discrimination
      • Lynching
      • Reporter Ida B. Wells-Barnett fought against lynching
    • 19.
      • Northern Discrimination
      Informal Discrimination
      • Segregated neighborhoods
      • Violated social equality
      • Discrimination by unions & employers
      • Violated econ. equality
    • 20. The End