1850s execution at horse thieves and desperados by vigilance committees in

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1850s = execution at horse-thieves and desperados by vigilance committees in frontier areas. during reconstruction began to assume modern form = killing of Blacks by mobs, 1889 more Blacks (94) than whites (76) lynched for first time in U.S. history. How the states disenfranchised Blacks and many poor whites failure of 'fusion' movement of Populists = conservatives resort to: - 35 -
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Negrophobia~to diffuse class resentment Fraudulent Black ballots frorn delta districts to beat Populist candidates White capping: how Blacks were driven out of skilled or lucrative jobs 14 of 15 jockeys in 1875 Kentucky Derby were Slack; they were soon forced out of this profitable occupation, from which they continue to be almost completely blocked. i.e.: Uncle Hoskins in Black Boy Booker T Washington and the Atlanta Compromise How physical degradation followed from I, II, III, IV 1860 Blacks = 14% of population; 1970 = 11% Elizabeth Etheridge, The Euttprflv Ca~te (a social history of pellagra) James H. Jones BadBlood (Tuskegee syphilis study) An Explanation for Jim Crow Paternalistic Competitive ascribed status acquired status social distance physical distance distant intimacy Jim Crow or physical segregation of races master-servant model competition between subordinate race and working class of dominant race miscegenation racial ghettos/rape fantasies lower caste child-like, jolly lower caste insolent 1 threatening condescending tolerance, noblesse oblige virulent bigotry lynching, race riots, white capping - 36 -
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