Day 5 (September 3)

Day 5 (September 3) - Slaughter-House Cases (the Supreme...

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Day 5 (September 3): African Americans in the New South I. The Rise of Jim Crow Segregation A. Introduction Jim Crow a system of racial discrimination based on law and custom B. Lynching and the Crusade of Ida B. Wells Lynching (four-point definition used by the NAACP): o there must be evidence that someone was killed; o the killing must have occurred illegally; o three or more persons must have taken part in the killing; and o the killers must have claimed to be serving justice or tradition. C. Video: The Elaine Riot D. The Loss of Voting Rights: Grandfather Clauses, Poll Taxes, and Literacy Tests E. Jim Crow and the Courts
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Unformatted text preview: Slaughter-House Cases (the Supreme Court ruled that the 14th Amendment's prohibition against states restricting the privileges or immunities of American citizens was not intended to protect citizens of a state against the legislative power of their state) F. Plessy v. Ferguson (1896) Separate but equal G. Booker T. Washington and the Politics of Accommodation H. W.E.B. Dubois and the NAACP I. Conclusion Key Terms : Slaughterhouse Cases Grandfather clause Literacy test Poll tax Elaine Riot Atlanta Compromise Jim Crow Lynching Plessy v. Ferguson Key People: Booker T. Washington W.E.B. DuBois Ida B. Wells...
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