1.06 Face of Freedom copy.docx - Question Explain how freedoms for African Americans were socially politically and economically limited from 1865 to

1.06 Face of Freedom copy.docx - Question Explain how...

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Question – Explain how freedoms for African Americans were socially, politically, and economically limited from 1865 to 1900 Social Limitations African Americans could rarely get jobs, and even more they couldn’t get equal pay. They couldn’t even get a high-class job like regular white folks. They were limited in the places they could go to, it was punishable by spending time in jail. African Americans could not marry white people or even go to the same schools. African Americans had a very hard time living their life's during the 1800s. Jim Crow laws would be an example of discrimination towards African Americans. Political Limitations African Americans especially in the south were prevented from exercising their new political rights. The Klu Klux Klan were an extremist group that were against African Americans. They intimidated the voters, burned schools, and destroyed homes that belonged to black people and antagonized the white folk who saw African Americans as people. Also, politicians and other people who strongly disliked African
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  • Fall '18
  • Mckenna
  • History, Jim Crow Laws, American Civil War, Southern United States

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