2 Segregation in the South - Segregation and the New South Life after the Civil War Black Codes until Reconstruction Freedmans Bureau Compromise of 1877

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Segregation and the New South
Life after the Civil War Black Codes until Reconstruction & Freedman’s Bureau Compromise of 1877 remove oversight Some take advantage of the Homestead Act & settle in Kansas Sharecropping: landless farmers who handed over to the landlord a large portion of their crops to cover the cost of seed, tools, rent, and supplies
Education & Opportunity Mattered
Freedmans Bureau
Vs. southern Violence
Disfranchisement after Reconstruction 15 th Amendment protected the right to vote, but did not keep government from placing requirements on the right to vote South placed restrictions like Poll tax Literacy test Property requirements To keep too many poor whites from being affected by voting restrictions, some states had a grandfather clause Allowed a man to vote if his grandfather was on the voting rolls in 1867
Segregation & Plessy v. Ferguson Discrimination was North and South, but South had legalized separation of races: Jim Crow

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