4.4 the new south

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Sharecropping -a farmer who worked a parcel of land in return for a share of the crop . a cabin, seed, tools, and a mule. It enabled planters to get their lands worked when they did not have enough cash to pay labors
Crop-lien system -a creditor’s legal claim on the debtor's property
poll taxes fixed takes imposed on every voter
literacy tests- test that barred those who couldn’t read from voting
Segregation separation of the races
Who is Madame C. J. Walker? Explain how she was able to do what she did. She invented African american hair care products in 1905
Name 5 examples of Jim Crow Laws. Use your book and computer to find the examples. Separate railroads for blacks and whites, public transportation, schools, cemeteries, parks
Provide 3 or more real signs that are representative of the Jim Crow Laws Black and white kids can't play together, separate schools, different places to eat
Describe the court case Plessy v. Ferguson. Again, use your books and computers to explain this court case. A lawsuit brought 1896 after African american homer plessy was denied a seat in a first- class railway car. The court ruled that” separate but equal” faculties did not violate the 14 amendment
How did the Jim Crow Laws and the Plessy v. Ferguson case affect African Americans in the South? They don’t fully have the rights so white judged them and blacks just had to do it. They didn’t have the choice or was able to do anything about it .

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