The position of Black Americans in 1945

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Which amendment to the american Constitution gave equal rights to everyone born in america?
fourteenth amendment
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When was the court case Plessy Vs. Ferguson?
1896
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What organisation terrorized African Americans throughout the southern state before World War 2?
The KKK
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How many African Americans migrated north during the second world war?
500,000
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What court case ruled that it was legitimate to treat people according to the principle 'seperate but equal'?
Plessy Vs. Ferguson
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What symbol did the Black serviceman adopt to display their desire to fight racism at home and abroad during the second world war?
Double V
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How were the laws establishing racial segregation from the 1890's popularly known?
Jim Crow Law
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