New South Quiz

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New south quiz


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  • 1. 
    Period in the south from 1877-1990changes in the south from the old south-______/big business-American _____-_______ age-______
  • 2. 
    Signifigant chagnes: no _____!Women's roles change to working at ______.
  • 3. 
    ________ have more voice until reconstruction is over, and then _____ are back in charge.
  • 4. 
    _______: white democrats who fought against reconstruction.-Emphasized ____ south values-White supremacy and segregation-Tried to redeem the south
  • 5. 
    OLD SOUTH: only white male votersNEW SOUTH: everyone votes except ______
  • 6. 
    Industrial growth in _____.# of _____ gins increased by 300%
  • 7. 
    ______ processing increased.In 1984, _____ __. ______ indroduced the automated _______ factoryThere was also the American ______ company.
  • 8. 
    The ______ industry increased.1880-1890, track in the south ______.By 1990 there was about _____ miles of track.
  • 9. 
    The _____ industry increased, and much of it was to provide for the railroad industry.Three was also an increase in _____ mills and mining.
  • 10. 
    Southern manufacturing ______ from 1880-1900.Still only about 10% of national output.Most capital for industry in the south came from ______ and n______ investors.
  • 11. 
    NEW SOUTH:Farmers kept going back to _____.Agriculture remained the dominant way of life in the ______.The ______ system is gone.Rise of __________. (with former slaves and poor whites)
  • 12. 
    _________ did have some good.-it gave jobs to many African Americans-gave farmers a sense of independence
  • 13. 
    OLD SOUTH: slavery, no black rights, forced labor, lack of education_______ ___ _____.______ in south took control of states.Steps to limit & cut back civil rights at the state level.
  • 14. 
    US supreme court begins to strip civil rights.-1883 overturned civil rights. Act of 1875-Opened the door to _______ in the south
  • 15. 
    -1896 _____ __ ______ decision states that "separate but equal" is acceptable.
  • 16. 
    Violence and _____ increasedaverage 187 lynchings per year in the 1890'sNot just african americans, but ______ who supported civil rightsViolence was a means to surpress black ambitions and a means of maintaining white supremacy-African american political alienation-In 1889 ______ and tennessee implement ____ ____ (pay a fee in order to vote)
  • 17. 
    In 1890, Missippi: poll taxes, _____ tests, and understanding clauses-other southern states followed-why not unconstitutional? because everyone in the US did the test. (however some tests were easier than others)
  • 18. 
    Booker T Washington formed the _____ ____ in 1881 in Alabama-Philosphy emphasized economic advancement and self help-Many whites were receptive to booker T washington-Most blacks also respected him and his ideas
  • 19. 
    _____ _____ speech, 1895, Booker t Washington announced "______" as the path African Americans should pursue.-Accomodate whites and segragation-The comprimise was generally accepted by black society, because they felt ______ would lead to acceptence-Smaller northern minority of blacks dissented
  • 20. 
    ______ remained dominant-south was strongly _______