Jim Crow and lynching before 1939

Jim Crow and lynching before 1939 - Jim Crow Tuesday 12:47...

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Pulling thought out a. Reading and listening b. Write down the main argument and the gist of the argument i. Note taking c. Writing d. Making sense of the past e. Asking and answering questions f. Larger cities, Dallas growing Houston growing 1) By this time Texas is becoming more modern by this time i. Lynching in Texas ii. Dallas 1910 g. The importance of critical thinking I. There is no one answer. i. Why does lynching happen and why is it so common and brutal? a. Marks a world where less diversity is tolerated. Split between white world and black world and Mexican World. People don't blend and live in harmony, lynching went UP not down. Brutality went UP, not down i. Modernization- can be both good and bad b. Most remember as the early 1900's as upward movement, progression of technology and economics growing, but memory is a tricky thing. People choose to remember the good things rather than the bad c. White supremacy, politics, and the aftermath of a slaveholding culture d. A place of Black and White plus after 1890 a growing immigrant population from Mexico e. It is often when they were trying to make themselves better then they move towards a life where lynching was condoned 1) They were not just victims. They were not just something to be pitied and seen as innocent children. i. African Americans and Tejanos as agents of their fate and victims of racism f. They wanted to put African Americans in their place- either as a faithful happy slave, make them obey , or just dead i. The Alamo didn't come back with the Full story, Tejanos also fought at san Jacinto, it was a joint effort between Anglos and Tejanos ii. Memory= forgetting + remembering (example of mammy and the faithful slave; the Alamo) g.
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