Flamming and Modell

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Coming From Elsewhere (African Americans and Japanese Immigrants) AMST 101
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Flamming, “Southern Roots, Western Dreams” Compare Flamming’s description of black migration to LA with the previous readings on white and Mexican migration. Similarities – “Western Ideal” (p. 36-37), climate & other non-economic factors, & economic freedoms and opportunities Differences – Refugees from racism
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What Pushed blacks from South beginning in the 1890s? Reconstruction Ends in 1877– “a half finished thing.” (36) “Black Los Angeles traces its thickest roots to the unreconstructed South” (36). William Edgar Easton and the decline of the Republican Party in Texas (pp. 37-39) Atlanta Race Riot of 1906 Move by railroad connections—East Coast to New York, Boston; Southeast to
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What was early Black Los Angeles Like? “[T]he families were city people, and they were middle class in outlook and ambition. They could afford to take their families on a long, expensive journey to California” (p. 44).
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