Analysis Of The World's Columbian Exposition

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The World 's Columbian Exposition, celebrating the 400th anniversary of Christopher Columbus 's landing in America, was actually held in 1893. This event was held in Chicago the blacks who escaped from the south stayed in Chicago. When these free blacks return to the south with new clothes, gifts, and money more blacks wanted to join them and their economic success. The Great Migration took place from 1915, some will say the end came after World War II. The Southern States lost millions in populations. They lost sharecroppers, housekeepers, cooks and janitors, all the jobs whites wouldn’t do themselves. African Americans were fed up with Jim Crow Laws, lynching’s, injustices, not being able to vote, earn an education and earn a
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