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Unformatted text preview: Chapter 19: An industrial Society 1870-1910 I ntegration and Segmentation Ties between communities became stronger. Everyone was on the move looking for better opportunities or jobs after they were unemployed. No longer are local communities the center of people’s lives. The Jim Crow South End of reconstruction left social standing of blacks in limbo. Forced to find “black jobs.” Segregation was often accomplished by custom and by individual enterprises (restaurants, saloons, trains, etc) Legally mandated segregation began not long after the end of Reconstruction. Foremost targets of segregation were places where black men might come in contact with white women. The laws formalized blacks as inferior, second-class citizens. Also, lawlessness and violence against blacks increased. Many blacks felt that different facilities were better than having none. Booker T. Washington – founded Tuskegee institute in 1881 (a vocational school for blacks) He felt that blacks should forget political and social battles and instead focus on learning...
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This note was uploaded on 03/24/2008 for the course HIST 315k taught by Professor Seaholm during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas.
- Spring '08