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Chapter 8Review Question 1) At the turn of the twentieth century black people participated in the workforce at higher rates than whites. Where did the differences lie? Answer) Black Americans worked harder than whites because they wanted to achieve in an oppressive society. In shorter words, they had more to fight for than whites, with discrimination and stereotypes they had to face in a large society. Differences laid in the proportion of women, children, and old people in the workforce compared to only fourteen percent of white women working in that age group. Question 2) Why was the age of segregation also the golden age of black businesses? Answer) The rise of black businesses mostly in rural areas started because they formed a market and also made cash wages. During the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries African Americans founded and patronized their own institutions like banks, insurance companies, cooperatives, manufacturers, newspapers, retail businesses, and service industries. Black business people
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