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1

Congress passed 13th Amendment to the Constitution abolishing slavery

31 January 1865

2

14th Amendment passed which made all people born or naturalised in the USA (inc. those who had been slaves) US Citizens

9 July 1868

3

15th Amendment passed declaring that all US citizens had the same voting rights

3 February 1870

4

Year when Fannie Lou Hamer went to vote in Ruleville, Mississippi and was sacked from her job and she was told that people weren't "ready" for her to do this

1962

5

Year when black Americans were supposedly free and equal

1870

6

Year when Wilson introduced segregation in government offices and the White House

1913

7

Year when there was about 25 anti-black race riots, often set off by police injustice and hundreds were killed

1919

8

By which year did the South have a large number of Jim Crow Laws?

1917

9

By ? the number of black Americans registered to vote had dropped considerably

1917

10

Number of black voters in Louisiana

Fell from 130,334 in 1896 to 1,342 in 1904

11

Plessy vs Ferguson

1896

12

Lynchings of 65 white men and 579 black men

Between 1915 and 1930

13

Emmett Till lynched

1955

14

KKK revived

1915

15

Estimate of membership of KKK by 1925

Between 3 and 8 million

16

How many segregated people did Harding speak to at the Uni of Alabama about the evils of segregation?

30,000

17

Who were committed to Laissez-Faire?

Harding and Coolidge

18

Great Migration

1917-32

19

By ? almost 40% of African Americans in the North were living in Chicago, Detroit, Cleveland, Cincinnati and Columbus Ohio

1920

20

Population of New York in 1910, 1920 and 1930

91,709
152,467
327,706

21

Population of Detroit in 1910, 1920 and 1930

5,741
40,838
120,066

22

Population of Chicago in 1910, 1920 and 1930

44,103
109,458
233,903

23

Great Depression

1929-39

24

During the 19...s black voters shifted from mainly voting republican (who abolished slavery) to voting democrat (New Deal)

1930s

25

NAACP established

1910

26

NAACP turned down the case of 9 young black men framed for raping 2 white girls on a train near Scottsboro, Alabama

1931

27

In the early 19...s, Birmingham, Alabama had 6 black American members of the NAACP and 3,000 + black American communists

1930s

28

Another depression hit the USA in

1937

29

Resettlement Administration set up by Executive Order 7027 in

May 1935

30

The Resettlement Administration still only helped

3,400 of 200,000+ farmers