Question: "Explain how freedoms for African Americans were socially, politically, and economically limited from 1865 to 1900?"African Americans were heavily persecuted during this time period in the late 1880s as they faced various obstacles that threatened their social, political and economic freedoms. Social LimitationsAfrican Americans could rarely get jobs, and even more sparingly was equal pay. They were limited in the places they could go to, punishable by spending ample time in jail . They could not even get a high class job like regular white folks. African Americans could not marry white people or even go to the same schools. These African Americans had a very hard time living their lives during the 1800s. Jim Crow laws would be an example of discrimination towards African Americans.Political LimitationsAfrican 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
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- Summer '15
- Jim Crow Laws, American Civil War, Southern United States