Jim Crow Migration

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How did the circumstances for African-Americans (and potentially other minorities) change in the 20th C., after the establishment of the Jim Crow system following Reconstruction? Consider social, economic, political and geographic aspects of this transition. Be sure to indicate when individual changes were felt. First changes are seen with Booker T. Washington with his document: Atlanta compromise Washington called upon African Americans to work hard for their own uplift and prosperity rather than preoccupy themselves with political and civil rights. Not surprisingly, most whites liked Washington’s modelsince it placed the burden of change on blacks and required nothing of whites. On the other hand Du Bois wished to carve a more direct
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