African Americans In The 1930s Essay

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The status/treatment of African Americans can be seen through the 1930’s in Jim Crow laws, the Great depression, and people.The Jim Crow laws create conflict between African Americans and white Americans. The Great Depression also made it worse for them because they lost many things and money. Finally certain people affected them in good and bad ways. African Americans were very segregated from everyone in the 1930s. A reason for the segregation is the Jim Crow laws. These laws enforced racial segregation. The laws made it to where blacks had to have different things from the whites. For example drinking fountains, Benches, restaurants, bathrooms, buses, hotels, apartments, schools, churches, waiting rooms, doctors, dentist, stores. As seen…show more content…
They also have a park law which is, “It shall be unlawful for colored people to frequent any park owned or maintained by the city for the benefit, use and enjoyment of white persons...and unlawful for any white person to frequent any park owned or maintained by the city for the use and benefit of colored persons.” The Jim Crow laws included everything from park laws to restroom laws. The KKK also tried to enforce these laws. They did not want Africans to have normal lives and would try to kill many of them. The KKK was a clan of white people who wanted to kill as many africans as they could. That is exactly what they did. African Americans feered these people and hoped they would never have to see them in their life. The KKK killed an estimated 7000 people. This was a tragedy to eve As seen segregation was a very big thing in the
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