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Elena Dube From 1865-1900, African American freedoms were limited socially, economically, and politically. I will first depict how African American’s suffered socially. It was very hard for them to get jobs, and even if an African American did get a job, the amount they were paid compared to what a white person got paid was very different. There were also limited places they could go and if they went into an area they were not allowed in, it was punishable by ample time in jail. Black children also were not allowed to be sent to a school that contained white children nor were they allowed to marry whites. Jim Crow laws (laws that denied African Americans of equal social, economic, and political treatment) are another kind of example of how African Americans were discriminated against. African Americans were still limited economically even after the civil war. The biggest problem after the ceasing of the civil war was hard labor that needed completion. Though African Americans were now free, they didn’t really know where to go, especially those in the
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  • Fall '19
  • Jim Crow Laws, American Civil War, Southern United States

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