Civil Rights- progress by 1945

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Progress by 1945

-De jure and de facto differences                           -North and south differences

Social
North
- Progress
                                no de jure segregation
                                *48% blacks live in urban areas
                                *war inspiration
                -No progress
                                *ghettosim Harlem, conditions and police brutality
                                *lack of education
                                *de facto segregation
South
- Progress
                                *Challenging Jim Crow laws- Ella Baker
                                *more activism- boycotts
                                *NAACP numbers increase to 450,000
                -No Progress
                                *de jure and de facto segregation
OVERALL:

-significant improvements in voicing opinions
-confidence boost
-changing some white’s opinions

Economic
North
- Progress               
                           *trade unions put pressure
                           *more job opportunities – factories
           -No Progress

*unskilled and low paid jobs
*ridiculously high rent for poor conditions
*whites don’t want to live near them = prices drop for houses

South- Progress

*growing

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