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RISE OF JIM CROW, 1877-1900SAfrican Americans steadily lost economic political and cultural power in the South after 1877due to white southerners organized efforts.reconstruction 1865-1877-90 percent blacks lived in the South-civil war ended in 1865-south making advancements-everything being reconstructed-Reconstruction of citizenship ex:African Americans being brought into citizenship-13th(1865) 14th(1868)15th(1870) reconstruction amendments-13thended slavery in the United States-14thgave African Americans citizenship (birth right citizenship & all citizens areguaranteed equal protection under the law) present ppl still appeal with 14tham.-15thvoting rights (only men) women upset (suffrages) your right vote cannot beabridged by race, sex, etc.…. start running for office-first group of African Americans senators, legislators, congressman send to house ofrepresentatives (power help Africans community)-expansion of education, political rights, southerners didn’t like this-so elections are fair us congress was sending troops to the south to ensure AA wereallowed to vote-fatal flaw in terms of helping AA in the long term gave them everything except LAND-formally enslave people are not given land meaning they couldn’t economicallyestablish and independent-later in 1870s end of reconstruction 1877 official endtroops are pulled out of South-southerners angry over laws that were established-try to take over all the south and set their own rulessharecropping

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Term
Spring
Professor
JessicaPliley
Tags
Jim Crow Laws, Test, American Civil War, Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, Southern United States

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