Q. How did congress react to repeated Southern attempts to stop blacks from exercising political power? A. Passed the 15th Amendment
Q. What did Rutherford B Hayes promise in order to win the Election of 1876? A. Promised he would allow redemption to occur in SC, FL, and LA Q. How did Reconstruction end?
A. Hayes Tilden Compromise
Q. How did democrats limit African American political power in the South, even if African Americans were voting? A. Creatively drew congressional districts so fewest blacks could vote (Gerrymandering) Q. How did railroad companies feel about segregation?
A. Opposed idea because they didn’t want added cost of maintaining separate cars Q. What was the stated reason given for many lynchings?
A. Black men raped white women
Q. What were actual reasons for many lynchings?
A. Many African American’s competed with whites in business Q. How did Ida B. Wells work to bring about change for African Americans? A. Journalist and paper owner, published documented statistical reports on lynchings, founded 1st suffarage organization for African American women Q. What was Ida B. Wells 1st protest action?
A. Sued railroad company
Q. Whose murder Inspired Ida B. Wells to take on the cause of lynching? A. Her best friend
Q. How old was Ida B Wells when she assumed responsibility for her younger siblings? A. 16
Q. How long was Ida B Wells exiled from South for raising issue of lynchings so forcefully and successfully? A. 30 years
Q. What difficulties did African American children face in trying to get an education in late 19th century? A. Rural area schools open limited time, no black high schools, and education was limited to primary education Q. What was talented tenth?
A. top 10% of African American Society
Q. What was NOT a belief of Booker T. Washington about opportunities for African Americans? A. Believed African Americans should work for right to vote while they worked for economic success Q. Where did most African American...
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