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why did new immigrant move to america
Push: poverty, persecution Pull: better wages, better homes,
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problems faced by new immigrants
- low paid jobs - slum housing - language barrier - racial prejudice - racial conflict
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why did attitudes change toward new immigrants
WASPS feared foreign culture and religion would threaten american way, high unemployment, blamed for wages lowering and worse working conditions increase demand for housing
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What did the government do to limit immigration
banded: men with more than one wife, prostitutes, people with serious disease, people who can't support themselves or family. literacy tests and almost no asians
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what did the jim crow was do
separated blacks and whites with separate healthcare, entertainment, education, public areas e.g benches and beaches the whites got the better facilities
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what voting restrictions where there
Tax had to be paid, difficult literacy tests, threats and attacks from whites
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what were the beliefs of the KKK
WASPS are the most important, Blacks where inferior, discriminate any one who threatens the american life, opposed equality
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what where the actions of the KKK
marched with threatening banners, burn large crosses, stop blacks from voting, kidnapped, lynched, whipped, hung, castrated,murdered black americans
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Name 6 civil right campaigns
Bus boycott, Sit-ins, freedom rides, Washington march, march on Birmingham, little rock
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what problems fave black americans in the north
forced to live in cheep housing on rough areas, competition between white and black for housing and jobs caused discrimination. riots broke out due to police brutality and segregation in buying/selling houses
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why did blacks move north
escape KKK and segregation away from poverty better jobs and houses
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why did ww2 contribute to civil rights campaign
double V campaign, Embarrassment: America were fighting against Racism even though America was full of racism Threat of marches made President issue the order 8802 which made government and defence militaries equal
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How did MLK help the growth of civil rights
He lead a non violent/peaceful protest, Famous speeches, Gained attention, Inspired, successful leader
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What did the federal do
Civil Rights Act 1957,Civil Rights Act 1964,Voting Rights Act 1965,
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What did the civil rights act 1967 do
support African Americans if they went to court because they could not vote freely.
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