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Social Studies Wk 12

Discrimination Against African Americans

Jim Crow laws were enacted for segregation and to keep African Americans from voting. (1877-1963)
Black Codes were laws in the south tried to maintain something like slavery after the Civil War
The ________________________ was when millions of African Americans moved north to get away from the Jim Crow Laws. Great Migration
Not all _________________ were in the south, they were partially applied in the north and west as well. Jim Crow laws
______________________________ was the landmark case that said all African Americans were not legal citizens of the United States. (1857) Dred Scott v. Sandford
_______________________ was the landmark case that segregation was based on race was legal. (1896) Plessy v. Ferguson
______________________ ordered that the army be desegregated. (1948) President Harry Truman
__________________________ was the landmark case that made segregation in public schools illegal. (1954) Brown v. Board of Education
The ___________________________ help put an end to Jim Crow Laws. Civil Rights Act passed in 1964
In order to vote, __________________ had to pay a tax and had to pass a reading test. African Americans
_____________________ was the rule that allowed white people who couldn’t pass the reading test to vote. Grandfather clause
____________, an area in New York, was where many African American moved to. Harlem
born a slave in 1856, became an educator and was one of the foremost African American leaders of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, founding Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute, now known as Tuskegee University. Booker T Washington
Created by: rowlandm4



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