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Segregation and Jim Crow Laws
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· Segregation in the south
· Imposed through Jim Crow Laws
· Blacks were prevented from voting ­ literacy tests
· Scottsboro Trials ­ 8 black boys convicted of rape
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· Some states had no segregation laws ­ but there was still racism…

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· The new deal provided 1 million jobs for blacks and training for 500,000
· PWA allocated funds for the building of black hospitals, universities and housing
· FERA granted aid to 30% of black American families
· Black Americans in the government rose from 50,000 (1933) to 200,000 (1945)…

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The Jim Crow Army
= a segregated unit of the US army made up of black Americans who fought in WW2
Many black Americans enlisted to the American army
· The navy would only accept the blacks as mess men (working in canteens)
· Before 1944, blacks were not allowed…

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Segregation and Jim Crow Laws
South-
· Segregation in the south
· Imposed through Jim Crow Laws
· Blacks were prevented from voting ­ literacy tests
· Scottsboro Trials ­ 8 black boys convicted of rape
North-
· Some states had no segregation laws ­ but there was still racism…

Page 3

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· The new deal provided 1 million jobs for blacks and training for 500,000
· PWA allocated funds for the building of black hospitals, universities and housing
· FERA granted aid to 30% of black American families
· Black Americans in the government rose from 50,000 (1933) to 200,000 (1945)…

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The Jim Crow Army
= a segregated unit of the US army made up of black Americans who fought in WW2
Many black Americans enlisted to the American army
· The navy would only accept the blacks as mess men (working in canteens)
· Before 1944, blacks were not allowed…

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