African Americans In The Progressive Era

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The Progressive Era The progressive era was most significant to African Americans for the opportunities to emigrate to Northern cities as the advent of new manufacturing processes and growth of industry meant there were more opportunities for African Americans. This is the main reason why Tianna decided to move her family to Detroit. She moved in order to work in a factory that belonged to Henry Ford. She thought things up North would be easier for African Americans and a way to be more self-sufficient. She had herself and two young boys to provide for on her own now. However, what she didn’t realize is that the North had its fair share of issues and racial tensions due to the blacks competing for jobs. They mostly all came up north to

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