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Southern states intorduce voting qualifications e.g.

literacy tests
'grandfather' clauses

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Mississipi began process of setting qualifications excluding AA in

1890 = other states followed

3

Louisiana AA voters
1896
1900

13,000
5,000

4

if registration didn't prevent AA voting

violence and intimidation woud

5

key element in ending Civil Rights of AA

lack of action against violence and lynching

6

by 1890s on average an AA was brutally killed every

2 days

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congress played a major role in

extending civil rights

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state govs played a major role in

restricting/weakening rights given by congress