Lect. 2-2 - 1. Segregation a. Jim Crow i. Laws that promote...

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1. Segregation a. Jim Crow i. Laws that promote segregation b. De Facto Segregation i. Segregation by fact, but not by law (trend of sticking with people like you) ii. Black people wanted to associate w/ other black people, and were good with it c. Segregation on the Railroads i. Whites & blacks sat in different cars/ areas that were mandated by law. ii. RR’s were supposed to place blacks in separate cars, but they didn’t want to, because d. Plessy v. Ferguson (Sat in the white section of a railroad car, and challenged his removal up to the supreme court) i. 1896 (1890’s was when the race issue really started) ii. “Separate but Equal” e. Streetcar Segregation (buses) i. Didn’t want to ride in the back of the cars, so they said they would either walk or find other means of getting around. f. Segregation Proliferates i. After “separate but equal” ruling ii. Even so far as to have black & white houses of prostitution (whites could go to either of the houses), (and white & black bibles in church) g. Racial Etiquette i. Whites were expected to be treated with respect, whereas blacks got no such treatment. 2. Racial Violence a. Ku Klux Klan i. Clubs of ex-confederates (some) ii. Violent prevention of black progressivism b. Rape i. A white woman in any kind of intimate relation with a black man,
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This note was uploaded on 06/01/2009 for the course HIST 1320 taught by Professor Murphy during the Spring '08 term at Texas State.

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Lect. 2-2 - 1. Segregation a. Jim Crow i. Laws that promote...

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