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THE PROGRESSIVE ERA. LIFE AT THE TURN OF CENTURY, THE 2OTH, 1877-1917 CH. 16. SSUSH13 The student will identify major efforts to reform American society and politics in the Progressive Era. Describe the rise of Jim Crow, Plessy v. Ferguson, and the emergence of the NAACP.

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The progressive era

THE PROGRESSIVE ERA

  • LIFE AT THE TURN OF CENTURY, THE 2OTH,1877-1917

  • CH. 16


The progressive era

  • SSUSH13 The student will identify major efforts to reform American society and politics in the Progressive Era.

  • Describe the rise of Jim Crow, Plessy v. Ferguson, and the emergence of the NAACP.


Segregation and discrimination

SEGREGATION AND DISCRIMINATION

  • GROUPS OPPRESSED

  • 1. MEXICANS

  • 2. CHINESE

  • 3. NATIVE AMERICANS

  • 4. NEW IMMIGRANTS

  • 5. BLACKS


Discrimination against blacks

DISCRIMINATION AGAINST BLACKS

  • A. VOTER RESTRICTIONS

  • B. JIM CROW LAWS

  • C. SCOTUS CASE


Voter restrictions

VOTER RESTRICTIONS

  • 1. LITERACY TESTS

  • 2. POLL TAX

  • 3. GRANDFATHER CLAUSE


Jim crow laws

JIM CROW LAWS

  • (AT THE SAME TIME, BLACKS LOST SUFFRAGE…)

  • state and local laws enacted primarily but not exclusively in the Southern and border states of the United States, between 1876 and 1965.

  • SEPARATION OF BLACKS AND WHITES IN PUBLIC AND PRIVATE FACITLITES

65.


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  • Thomas Dartmouth (T.D.) "Daddy" Rice (May 20, 1808 – September 19, 1860) was a comedian in the blackface form of comedy of the 19th century. Because he developed an immediately popular song-and-dance routine playing the role of an old black slave called "Jim Crow", he has also been called "father of American minstrelsy".


Scotus case supreme court of the united states

SCOTUS CASE(SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES)

  • PLESSY V. FERGUSON, 1896

  • “SEPARATE BUT EQUAL”

  • LEGALIZED, RACIAL SEGREGATION


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  • On June 7, 1892, Homer Plessy boarded a car of the East Louisiana Railroad that was designated by whites for use by white patrons only. Although Plessy was one-eighth black and seven-eighths white, under Louisiana state law he was classified as an African-American, and thus required to sit in the "colored" car. When Plessy refused to leave the white car and move to the colored car, he was arrested and jailed


Science and technology

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

  • SKYSCRAPERS, 1890S

  • ELECTRIC TRANSIT (SUBWAYS, TROLLEYS) 1880S

  • AIRPLANE, 1903

  • CAMERA, KODAK


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Chicago's now demolished ten storey steel-framed Home Insurance Building (1885) is generally accepted asThe "first skyscraper".


Popular culture

POPULAR CULTURE

  • AMUSEMENT PARKS, CONEY ISLAND, NY, 1884

  • BASEBALL (NL, AL); BLACK LEAGUES

  • MOTION PICTURES

  • HERSHEY CHOCOLATE BARS, 1900

  • COCA COLA, 1886

  • MONTGOMERY WARD AND SEARS CATALOGS

  • RFD, USPS (RURAL FREE DELIVERY)

  • NICKELODEONS, 1903 (5 CENT MOVIES)


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