He believed that African Americans should strive for full rights immediately. He helped found the Niagara Movement in 1905 to fight for equal rights. He also helped found the NAACP.
Ida B. Wells
African American journalist. published statistics about lynching, urged African Americans to protest by refusing to ride streetcards or shop in white owned stores
the profession of reporting or photographing or editing news stories for one of the media
32nd President of the United States
Governor of South Carolina 1910. Appealed to mill owners, white farmers, approved lynchings, no compulsory education
This progressive governor was elected in 1915. He passed a child labor law so that children under age 14 could not work in mills, miness and factories.
Governor of South Carolina 1919-1922.
Ku Klux Klan
founded in the 1860s in the south; meant to control newly freed slaves through threats and violence; other targets: Catholics, Jews, immigrants and others thought to be un-American
Change in the way goods, resources, and knowledge are produced and/or used in society
Public Works Administration
(FDR) , 1935 Created for both industrial recovery and for unemployment relief. Headed by the Secretary of Interior Harold L. Ickes, it aimed at long-range recovery and spent $4 billion on thousands of projects that included public buildings, highways, and parkways.
forms of communication, such as newspapers and radio, that reach millions of people
Southern Literacy Renaissance
SC group formed when people began to write and paint about local subjects
german leader of Nazi Party. 1933-1945. rose to power by promoting racist and national views
Child Labor laws
had limited impact-passed by 38 state legislatures in late 19th Century-set a minumum age of 12 years old and a max workday of 10 hours-standards were ignored
gave women the right to vote
repeal of prohibition
Jim Crow Laws
Limited rights of blacks. Literacy tests, grandfather clauses and poll taxes limited black voting rights
a reapportioning of something
Right to vote
a legal right guaranteed by the 15th amendment to the US constitution