History Segregation paper

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1 Maria Minnick Dr. Hamilton History 2112 17 September 2007 Under the topic of Segregation and Jim Crow both Grace Elizabeth Hale’s and Jane Dailey’s articles took different writing approaches and presented similar information in different ways. Each author’s bias was depicted through her writing. Although each article had similarities and differences, strengths and weaknesses, the article “For ‘Colored’ and For ‘White’: Bounding Consumption in the South” by Grace Elizabeth Hale had a better approach in presenting the topic of Segregation in the urban south during the postbellum era. Besides being categorized under the same topic, there are few similarities between Jane Dailey’s “Deference and Violence in the Postbellum Urban South: Manners and Massacres in Danville, Virginia” and Grace Elizabeth Hale’s “For ‘Colored’ and For ‘White’: Bounding Consumption in the South”. Both articles included the “color line” as a term that was uneasily defined at this confusing time in history. Each person seemed to have his or her own definition of how dignified African Americans were during this era. This term was also said to be imaginary and constantly changing. Another term stated in both articles was “racial etiquette”, referring to how African Americans must yield to white’s superiority. A common theme among both articles was that each described specific places as centers of racial conflicts
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This note was uploaded on 03/21/2008 for the course HIST 2112 taught by Professor Sutter during the Fall '07 term at UGA.

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