Jim Crow segregation (1877-1960s)
name of the racial caste system. under this AA's were relegated to the status of 2nd class citizens. Represented the legitimization of anti-black racism
African American response to Jim Crow
push for black education, against segregation, for equal rights
Reasons for decline of the cowboy era
barbed wire invention, refrigerated railroad cars, more farmers were moving out west, railroads
Western Settlement & effect on Native Americans (Wounded Knee), Congress trying to pass laws to "accomodate" them and essentially get them out of our way
Custor invaded Montana in search of Gold which violated their peace settlement.
To deprive of a right, such as voting. Or to influence vote so it doesn't count.
black Civil War veterans from Louisiana and Kentucky to protect white settlers from Indian race.
a allottment of property given by the U.S. government to NAs, usually with very little real value or natural resources, in exchange for ancestral land.