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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