The Unsteady March
Chapter 4 The Color Line
Jim Crow America 1908-1938
Springfield had a rapidly growing population of blacks who had come north to avoid the
spreading Jim Crow System.
Riots against blacks began to break out in Springfield. The violence
The Unsteady March
"The Civil War, 1860-1865"
The Civil War
People be outraged by the 1861 election when Lincoln was voted president.
American was in full-blown crisis
Seven southern states Mississippi, Florida, Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana,
The Unsteady March - Chapter 3
"Reconstruction and the Second Retreat, 1865-1908"
The Results of the second great retreat from racial equality are known as the Jim Crow
The Civil War's transformations in favor of racial equality had come only un
Throughout much of Americas early history African Americans struggled to achieve
equal opportunities. African Americans came to the United states as slaves and were forced to
fight their way up the totem pole. It wasn't until the civil war came around tha
It is about restoring the union. It refers to a period of reconstruction that is governed
by presidents. It starts in 1863 and last to 1866.
Lincolns goal was to end the war a reunite the south with the n
Natural rights ideology - Women are created equal to men so why should they be treated
Republicanism got women involved and they started to work in the factories. They
started to evolve and get more of a place in society.
1. World War II 1941-1945
Political Status - All of the political status of this group was taken from them.
When ordered to live in the Interim camps many felt that this was a violation of
their rights. two thirds of the japs put into
The New Immigrants
Who were they?
Refers to immigrants who migrated to America years before this. English speaking,
Nordic, Germans, Scandinavians. The two largest groups are Italians and Jews.
From Anti-Slavery to Suffrage
Senaca Falls 1948
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Compared white women to slaves.
Susan B. Anthony
Progressivism and Opportunity
Expanded significantly after world war 1 and began acceptin
World War 2 and Peace
There were close to 127,000 at the time of pearl harbor in America.
There is tense racism after pearl harbor.
Issei - Born in Japan first genera
NEW DEAL (Part 2)
First New Deal (1933-1935)
Changed democracy for the better. Workers are making more stuff per hours at work.
Conservative and more business oriented.
Banks give loans and are important to capitalism because loans are vit
Natives and Strangers
Chapter 8 Ethnic Tensions
When depression drove wages down and threw people out of work, they blamed the
immigrants for lowering the American standard of living.
Pseudoscientific racism provided the intellectual foundati
A Surge of Immigrants
Every segment of the economy mushroomed in the years preceding the civil war.
Production of corn, wheat, and cotton increased rapidly while the riverboat and port cities
quickened the pace of their activities.
Civil Rights Movement
Dixiecrats and Southern White Racism
Brown and the Montgomery Bus Boycott (1955-56)
Beginning of the civil rights movement. The NAACP in Montgomery starts the bus
boycott. The NAACP had been looking to challenge public accommodati
Civil Rights Movement (Part I)
World War II's Impact on Civil Rights
"Hitlerism" and the "Double V"
Full Employment Economy
President Harry S. Truman
Was a new deal liberal. Truman becomes pres
SLAVE POWER CONSPIRACY
Kansas-Nebraska Act, 1854
Ends the two party system. People in the north want the railroads to come in to create
the transcontinental railroad (links east coast and west coast). Representatives want it
to pass through t
A patriot is someone who stands up for their individual rights and the rights of their
country. Patriotism has been around since the created of the United States. Throughout history
America has faced times where the patriotism of certain groups has come i
Central High - In the fall of 1957 Little Rock became the symbol of state resistance to
school desegregation. Arkansas Governor Orval E. Faubus directly questioned the
sanctity of the federal court system and the authority of the United States Supreme
1 Million and a half blacks migrated in 1930s.
3800 lynch victims. They were accused as rapist but were actually only black
property holders. White Capping was mobs of white people would mob black
property holders and tak
Immigration Restriction Act of 1921 - The objective of this act was to temporarily limit
the numbers of immigrants to the United States by imposing quotas based on country of
birth. Annual allowable quotas for each country of origin were calculated at
The New Immigrants Nativism and Immigration Restriction
Perceptions of the New Immigrants
Mostly coming from Southern Italy and not viewed as white people. Italian
immigrants are poor. Americans believed American Italians had low expectations
Push and Pull Factors- Push factor is what sucks about a population, what the
incentive is to leave. The pull factor is what is great about the home land, incentive to
The great Irish potato fathom - One in a half million in Ireland die. The potat
Modern Women's Movement
National Women's Movement
The starting part of the modern civil rights movement. The Feminine Mystique was
her work as a journalist. It was a series of journals interviewing
Notes for Exam 3
1. Disenfranchisement- taking the vote away from someone. 1877 14th
amendment establishes citizens rights for black people. 15th amendment
black people have the right to vote. In Virginia they gave voters only 2 in a