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To Kill A Moking Bird

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Umair Syed

on 9 October 2012

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Transcript of To Kill A Moking Bird

By: Gulled, Ryan, Umair, Brooke, Esraa To Kill A Mockingbird Jim Crow originated around 1840 when four white people preformed and danced as black people. Where did the term "Jim Crow" originate from? "Jim Crow" was a raciest term, it was used in the 1900's to identify and address African Americans. After the year 1900, what did the term "Jim Crow" become
identified with? Booker T Washington was an was a author, educator, and a leader amongst the African-American community in the 1890s. Booker T
Washington wanted the white middle class to
give black a chance to work and develop separately. Who was Booker T Washington?
What was his stance on segregation
debates? What was the name of the new literary movement, based in Harlem, New York, which featured "New Negro" poetry and literature that emphasized self-respect and defiance under the Jim Crow laws? Many black people attempted to resist the Jim Crow laws, by accepting segregation and working hard on farms. They believed that if they worked hard enough, they would begin to be accepted throughout society. Many other black people believed that attacking white people through dangerous acts would help resist the Jim Crow laws, when it only caused more issues, and several of the blacks were forced to flee their towns. Many blacks resisted Jim Crow by hoping for when they could escape the Jim Crow South, like their ancestors used to Underground Railroad to flee slavery by following the north star. Thousands of black people left for Oklahoma and Kansas in the 1880s and 1890s, the move to Kansas was named the “Kansas Exodus” and to this day, there are still several almost all black towns in this state. The Harlem renaissance was the name of the literary movement which
featured "new negro" literature and poetry. It embodied a common belief in black pride and motivated many African Americans to celebrate their heritage through literature and art The Harlem Renaissance was the name of the
literary movement which featured
“new negro” literature and poetry. The supreme court that upheld segregation was by the Plessy vs. Ferguson case of 1898. It was later overturned by Brown vs. Board of Education which showed that segregation didn't create equality, it worked against it instead. What Supreme Court case upheld segregation, or "separate but equal?"
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