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New South Prezi
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The Bourbon Triumvirate were formed after Reconstruction, the Redemption Period. The 3 important people in the Bourbon Triumvirate were Joseph E. Brown, Alfred H. Colquitt, and John B. Gordon. They thought whites were supreme. They were criticized for not helping the poor, not improving education, not reforming factory conditions, not improving mental hospitals, and not creating better lives for convicts. Although, they lowered taxes and expanded industry.
Henry Grady and the International Cotton Exposition
Henry Grady was in power in the Redemption Period, the International Cotton Exposition was in 1895.Grady's economic focus was bring investors from the North, to the South; he included African Americans in expanding. Grady expanded Georgia's economy by including them and bringing rich Northerners to the South. The purpose of the International Cotton Expo. was to bring investors to the South. The International Cotton Expo. brought expansion in the textile industry, water resources, railroad lines, seaports, and cotton supplies; and people willing to invest in Cotton. Grady was a newspaper article writer, Grady Hospital is named after him.
Rebecca Latimer Felton
Rebecca Felton was remembered for being the first woman in the United States Senate. Felton was involved in two major movements which were the Temperance Movement , which she led, and she was a vocal supporter of Women's Sufferage. Her views on Prison Reform were very positive. There were many problems with the Convict Leasing System these problems included owners not following the rules, mistreating the convicts, and, in some cases, owners killing them; she tried to enforce regular "check-ups" on the owners to help with these problems.
Tom Watson and The Populists
A Populist is a person who is in the Populist (People) party, the Populist party was a political party that started from members of labor organizations and the Farmers' Alliance. The RFD is short for the Rural Free Delivery bill, this of which, made a large increase in mail from rural Georgia. Watson's view on race was a relatively positive one, many African Americans voted for him because he didn't have any organized support. Tom was first elected to Georgia's General Assembly in 1882, in 1890 was elected to Congress, he was in the U.S. House of Representatives but only for 2 years, then he was up for reelection for Georgia's General Assembly but lost.
Jim Crow Laws and Plessy v. Ferguson
Booker T. Washington
The Atlanta Compromise Speech was given to propose that blacks and whites should agree to live together and they will benefit from it. Washington's views on race were that everybody is equal, no matter the color of their skin. Booker and W.E.B. Dubois's out looks on race were very different, Washington believed desegregation would happen soon but Dubois did not. Washington worked as the president of Tuskegee Institute in Alabama.
1906 Atlanta Race Riot and Racial Violence
There was one important Georgian figure involved in the Race Riot, M. Hoke Smith. He published stories accusing black men of abusing white women. The poor economy in Georgia caused white men and black men to compete for the same jobs, leading to tension.
The Race Riot was a riot caused by 10,000 white men and boys, in turn of the stories published by Hoke. Whites flooded the town and looked for every black man there. The riot lasted about 3 days and 26 were killed and hundreds more killed. It was finally resolved by troops coming into Atlanta and stopping all fighting. There were consequences to this riot as in, blacks not forgiving whites, whites not completely stopping their fighting.
Leo Frank Case
Leo Frank was a engineer and superintendent of the National Pencil Company. Frank was a Jewish-American. Leo was accused of murdering Mary Phagan. He was hung after his trial. There was the reemerging of the KKK. After the governor sentenced Frank to jail for life, over 50% of the Jews living in the area left. And the "Knights of Mary Phegan", the KKK, reemerged. They arrived to the prison around 10:00 pm, they cut the telephone wires,nemptied the gas from the prison's cars, handcuffed the warden, and captured Frank. They then tied a piece of brown canvas around his waist like a skirt.
Temperance- the anti-alcohol movement
Suffrage- the right to vote
Convict Leasing System- a system in Georgia after the Civil War in which prisoners were leased to companies for their labor
Wikipedia- for all pictures
Georgia and the American Experience- all information
Georgia Archives for the Leo Frank picture
Plessy Vs Ferguson was brought upon by Jim Crow Laws, which are laws passed to establish separate facilities for whites and blacks. The result of the case was that states had the right to control social discrimination and up hold the existing segregation between whites and blacks. "Separate but Equal" meant the Georgian's would live completely separate lives from those of another race.The court case "Jim Crow" was what sealed the "separate but equal" facilities and lives. Although, the court case
The Niagara Movement was a movement that called for an end to racial segregation. The NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) was closely tied with Dubois because he co-founded it. Dubois thought that education for blacks was very important, being he was a educator. His and Booker T. Washington's veiws on race were different in some ways, but alike on others. Washington was more militant. W.E.B. Dubois was a activist, sociologist, and writer.
He was handcuffed, and his legs were tied at the ankles. They placed a 3/4-in rope over his head, tied as a hangman's knot so it forced his head backwards and broke his neck. He was killed and multiple pictures were taken.
If you're easily grossed out, I would suggest looking away for my next slide...
Don't say I didn't warn you
(this is really really gross)