Lecture 7--race--oldppt

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Lecture 7: Race--African Americans History of slavery and discrimination Civil Rights Movement Integration Affirmative Action
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African Americans: early history of slavery 18th century - most widespread on coastal plantations of Virginia and Carolinas--rice, tobacco, cotton Two major technological changes effecting slavery in early 19th century - cotton gin - industrial revolution - “king cotton”
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Civil War Era Dred Scott v Sanford (1857) - federal govt cannot ban slavery from some states - blacks cannot be citizens Civil War (1861-65) Passage of 13th, 14th, and 15th amendments Reconstruction (1865-77) - black voting and office-holding - Freedman’s Bureau “40 acres and a mule” - for most: from slavery to cropping shares
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Retreat: Post Reconstruction Re-establishing segregation: “Black codes” and “Jim Crow” Plessy v Ferguson (1892) - “separate but equal” Denying the vote: - poll taxes - literacy tests - “grandfather clauses”
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This note was uploaded on 03/18/2010 for the course PLSC 200 taught by Professor Diamond during the Spring '10 term at Skyline College.

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