North/South divide in America, 1945

Divide in the conditions for African Americans in 1945 in the North and South

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  • Created by: Ettie
  • Created on: 05-05-14 13:47
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  • North/South divide 1945
  • NORTH
    • POLITICS
      • 5-13% black voters
      • Blacks - positions in govt e.g. Adam Powell in Congress
    • ECONOMICS
      • Better paid industrial jobs
      • Great Migration WW2 - 500k blacks to North
    • SOCIAL
      • 3x more blacks in college
      • Undesirable parts of towns e.g. ghettos
      • Facilities not segregated
  • Blacks - positions in govt e.g. Adam Powell in Congress

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