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Thousands move to the West & Southwest U.S. 1910 = famine & revolution in Mexico, pushing them into the states Met with a lot of racism & prejudice Worked as field hands Build roads Dug irrigation ditches Factory workers Paid FAR less than white workers

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Other americans seek justice

  • Thousands move to the West & Southwest U.S.

  • 1910 = famine & revolution in Mexico, pushing them into the states

  • Met with a lot of racism & prejudice

    • Worked as field hands

    • Build roads

    • Dug irrigation ditches

    • Factory workers

    • Paid FAR less than white workers

    • Denied skilled jobs (not even given the opportunity to succeed)

  • African Americans

  • - ____________________________

  • - Low-paying jobs

  • - Refusal in renting homes in “_________________________________”

  • - Jobless whites took out anger on blacks, as they could get away with it

  • - 1890s = 1,000+ African Americans were ___________________: murdered by mobs

___________: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, founded by W.E.B. Du Bois, promoting ____________for African Americans

  • Progressives fought to advocate

  • 1.) working-class rights

  • 2.) _____________________

  • …but often neglected the rights of ____________________

Booker T. Washington – speaks for many African Americans & presses white & blacks to live in harmony.

  • The System:

    • 1. Work patiently to move up in society

    • 2. ______________________________

    • 3. Then they’d have the power to demand money

  • Asian Americans

  • - Chinese Exclusion Act (1882) sparked racism

  • Kept Chinese from settling in U.S.

  • Philipinno & Japanese workers came

  • Many come to Hawaii: sugar plantations

  • Very skilled in ___________, ____________ & ______________

  • STILL – Asians denied skilled jobs and paid less than whites

  • Forced to attend ________________ schools

  • Barred from owning any ___________ in the U.S.

  • Japan was creeping up on the radar as building a VERY strong Navy

  • TR wanted to keep good ties with them, (no enemies)

Other Americans Seek Justice

  • Mexican Americans

  • - Thousands move to the West & Southwest U.S.

  • - __________= famine & revolution in Mexico, pushing them into the states

  • Met with a lot of ___________________ - Worked as field hands

  • - Build roads - Dug irrigation ditches -Factory workers

    • - Paid FAR less than white workers

    • - Denied _____________jobs (not even given the opportunity to succeed)

___________________________: 1907 – agreement between the U.S. & Japan to limit Japanese immigration

  • - _______________: Mexican neighborhoods where language & culture is preserved, traditional festivals & memories of Mexico are shared.

    • - __________________________= nation’s largest barrio

  • - _________________: mutual immigrant aid groups who pooled money to buy insurance and pay for legal advice.

  • - They also collected money for the sick and needy.

  • - TR would lift segregation in schools between _____________& Japanese

  • Japan would stop any more workers from going to the _________

  • U.S. would allow Japanese women to join their husbands in country

  • Native Americans

  • Dawes Act (1877) divided reservation lands into family plots, where Indians were supposed to become farmers & assimilate with American life BUT…

  • Much of the land these Indians received was in-farmable

  • Many had no farming skills/ ________gatherers

  • Sold land at cheap prices to white pioneers

  • No _________, money, food, shelter

  • Society of American Indians: group that worked for social justice and tried to push Native Americans into the American __________________

  • Writers Artists Christian ministers Lawyers Doctors

  • Worked for social justice/ educate white Americans about Indian life


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