Changing social conditions of freedom from Reconstruction (1865-1877) to early Jim Crow-era (1880 to 1920)
Explain how Jim Crow stripped African Americans of the freedoms they gained during Radical Reconstruction. By 1920, what conditions did African Americans in the South face? Discuss the at least 3 different ways African Americans responded to the new social order of Jim Crow?
Be sure to define key terms, explain the historical significance of the topic, and include clear and detailed examples in your response. Essay must incorporate relevant supporting evidence from Give Me Liberty, chapters 15, 17, 18, 19; 3 or more primary source documents; and relevant documentary film assignments.
Draw evidence from at least 3 Primary Source Documents
Voices, Ch. 15: “A Sharecropping Contract, 1866”
Voices, Ch. 15: “Robert B. Elliot on Civil Rights, 1874”
Voices, Ch.17 “Ida B. Wells, Crusade for Justice, ca. 1892”
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