The Ku Klux Klan at the start was a secret club, then spread to almost every state in the south murdered black troops soldiers that were captured.
federal government set the conditions that would allow the rebellious Southern states back into the Union.
This is the time period when goverment took over the south.
CIVIL RIGHTS ACT
The lame-duck Republican-controlled Congress.managed to pass a civil-rights bill that guarantee freedom of access, regardless of race, to the full and equal of many public facilities.
TUSKEGEE INSTITUTE FOUNDED
Tuskegee, started a school for blacks to help them get some education in thier lifes.
PLESSY V. FERGUSON
A 30-year-old named Homer Plessy was jailed for sitting in the "White" car of the East Louisiana Railroad. He is black which means he gots to sit in the color car.
WILLIAMS V. MISSISSIPPI
Mississippi elections had always been violent as whites tried to stop blacks from voting, Whites who opposed Democratic rule were murdered.
Black work men dominated the restaurant and barbershop trade and owned tailor shops and drug stores and some blacks even had jobs and ketp them.
THE SOUL OF BLACK FOLK
The W.E.B. Du Bois published THE SOULS OF BLACK FOLK, a collection of essays, in 1903.
THE BROWNSVILLE AFFAIR
The Brownsville Affair was a racial incident between whites in texas, and black infantrymen.
SEGREGATION IN THE U.S. GOVERMENT
President Woodrow Wilson promised fairness and justice for blacks if elected, but he did not live up to his promise.
This is a time in 1919 when there was many race riot.
Tulsa Roit was an area that have apart black and whit neighborhood and the KKK came cause of a false report of a black men raping a white weman.
Moore v. Dempsey
Moore v. Dempsey was a case that involved twelve black farmers in Arkansas who were sentenced to death for allegedly killing whites during a riot.
Hard times came to people throughout the country, especially rural blacks. prices when up on things like cotton, black peopl earned nothing and wnet broke or even went in debt.
this was a time in 1930 when nine black kids was falsely charged with rapeing two white woman. A group of whit and black kids was on a train and a fight broke out between the two groups and the white was kicked off the train. The white kids reported the incident to a stationmaster and he stoped the train and a bunch of cops rounded up the black kids and took them to jail.
PROPOSED MARCH ON WASHINGTON
In Europe, defense industries began to boom in the United States. Hundreds of thousands of whites found jobs amd only thousands of blacks found jobs.
U.S. IN WORLD WAT II
If you was a black soldiers and you was in world war II you already knew that they would serve in segregated unit. Marines and army air corps refused to accept blacks and till later on in the war.
In 1947 Jackie Robinson, a 28-year-old black ballplayer and war veteran played for the Brooklyn Dodgers and he was the first black person to play baseball.
Truman Supports Sivil Right
Harry Truman was the first president to support sivil right.