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The New South
|Arrangement in which sharecroppers promised their crops to merchants in exchange for supplies on credit.
|Taxes A person has to pay in order to vote.
|Tests used to prevent people who could not read from voting.
|Separation of people by category, usually race.
|Who is Madame C. J. Walker? Explain how she was able to do what she did.
|She was one of the first African American women to become a millionaire. She had developed a hair conditioner in the attic of her home. She made about $100,000 per year after introducing it to the world.
|Name 5 examples of Jim Crow Laws.
|No different raced kids shall be able to play together.
|There shall be separate schools for kids each race. No colored kid shall be in a school with white.
|Trains or any other transportation should have colored and white just separated.
|No Colored and white man should be able to play cards, dice, domino, nor checkers.
|No full race or half of a different race shall be voided.
|Provide 3 or more real signs that are representative of the Jim Crow Laws.
|a sign for the bathrooms would say < White Colored> To separate the two races.
|They would have signs for parking. *Whites park here* *Colored park here*
|If there are different part in a building for colored and white they would put up signs saying COLORED > or WHITES>
|Describe the court case Plessy v. Ferguson.
|Homer Plessy couldn't sit first class in a railway cart. Which brought in the 13th Amendment which could not be violated.
|How did the Jim Crow Laws and the Plessy v. Ferguson case affect African Americans in the South?
|African Americans made their way up to middle class they were doctors, workers, teachers, and lawyers. They started businesses, aid societies, churches, and built schools.