African Americans after Reconstruction
<ul><li>Rights of Blacks expanded during Reconstruction </li></ul>Reconstruction Ends <ul><li>1877 ~ Reconstruction ends <...
 
<ul><li>Voting restrictions </li></ul>Legal Discrimination <ul><li>Literacy tests  ~  to register to vote, you had to pass...
<ul><li>Voting restrictions </li></ul>Legal Discrimination <ul><li>Poll taxes  ~  had to pay an annual tax in order to vot...
<ul><li>Voting restrictions </li></ul>Legal Discrimination <ul><li>Grandfather clauses  ~  if you failed literacy test & c...
<ul><li>Voting restrictions </li></ul>Legal Discrimination <ul><li>Grandfather clauses </li></ul><ul><li>BUT …1867 was the...
<ul><li>“ Jim Crow” laws </li></ul>Legal Discrimination <ul><li>Laws that separated Blacks and Whites in public & private ...
 
Notice …
 
<ul><li>“ Jim Crow” laws </li></ul>Legal Discrimination <ul><li>Plessy v. Ferguson  (1896) </li></ul><ul><li>Black man tri...
 
<ul><li>“ Jim Crow” laws </li></ul>Legal Discrimination <ul><li>Plessy v. Ferguson  (1896) </li></ul><ul><li>Supreme Court...
<ul><li>Racial Etiquette ~ rules for how Blacks & Whites could behave toward each other </li></ul>Informal Discrimination ...
 
 
<ul><li>Racial Etiquette </li></ul>Informal Discrimination <ul><li>Lynching </li></ul><ul><li>Reporter Ida B. Wells-Barnet...
<ul><li>Northern Discrimination </li></ul>Informal Discrimination <ul><li>Segregated neighborhoods </li></ul><ul><li>Viola...
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  • Nov. 11 Notes (Jim Crow)

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

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