Hist Test 2 - 1. Discuss the Leo Frank case, giving...

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1. Discuss the Leo Frank case, giving particular attention to what the case revealed about tensions in Southern society and Southern attitudes at the time. What were the major results of the case? --In 1913: happens on Saturday when everything is closed --At National Pencil Factory, Atlanta, GA -Leo Frank= Manager, Yankee Jew -Judaism not religion, but “religio-ethnic” group -In South, acted as religion, went to temple -Only temple in Middle East, center of nation otherwise went to synagogue -South= reformed Jews went to temple; not nation but just religion- went to church on Sunday ***Low Profile*** --Mary Phagan from Marietta, GA, farmer’s daughter -Problem= w. rise of industries, daughters could no longer supplement income; so farmer’s had to send daughters to factories in South -Everyone hates- factories in cities, associate w. men, blacks -South very anti/suspicious of factories, especially of N. owned -Don’t like unions -South: deferential society, Unions threatened deference -Unions: Workers v. bosses, not together, pulling boss against wall -Problems with Northern, Jewish owned factory April 26: In factory, Jim Conley (Black janitor) - Factory structured by class, blacks on bottom --Mary: At parade, but also works at factory
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