Historical Effects Presentation Final Project

Historical Effects Presentation Final Project - Historical...

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 12/6/10 Historical Effects Presentation HIS/125 University of Phoenix Online Thomas Leamy April 11, 2010
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12/6/10 Jim Crow Law Law for Black Americans from 1876 until 1965 Enforced by state and local governments Law was to separate blacks from whites in public places This law came about after the Reconstruction era when the federal government gave African Americans many of the same rights that white Americans had Many blacks were hanged or lynched by the Ku Klux Klan when they broke the Jim Crow Law
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12/6/10 Big Business Era o Purchased many companies that were going out of business o Merged many companies together to consolidate debts and gain more profit o Created the U.S. Steele Corporation that became first billion dollar industry o Donated 65 million dollars in gold to the US Treasury o Still loans money to federal government, businesses and
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12/6/10 The Fourteenth Amendment To protect African Americans Federal government was held responsible for anything that happened to
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