Choose 1 of the afterward capacity to address an essay.
1. Describe and analyze the development of the system known as “Jim Crow” in the period after the end of the Civil War. Your essay should include a discussion of legislative changes to the constitution, key aspects of the period of Reconstruction, specific actions designed to limit African American rights, and major Supreme Court decisions.
2. Describe and analyze the philosophies of three major African American race leaders or artists in the period between the Civil War and World War II. Make sure to give some biographical background on the individual, outline the individual’s major philosophies and work, and then provide a critical assessment.
Emancipation Proclamation Reconstruction 13th Amendment 14th Amendment 15th Amendment Sharecropping Explain the major thesis of the book Slavery by Another Name Convict Labor A Red Record Tulsa Race Riot/Tulsa Massacre Lynching American Colonization Society Segregation Plessy vs. Ferguson Williams vs. Mississippi Name three major points of Booker T. Washington’s Atlanta Exposition Address Tuskegee Institute George Washington Carver Souls of Black Folk Talented Tenth Double Consciousness Universal Negro Improvement Association Black Star Line Marcus Garvey Pan Africanism Scramble for Africa Niagara Movement Madame C.J. Walker Straightening Comb Explain the major thesis of the book A Voice from the South by Anna Julia Cooper Storyville Ass Music Sportin’ Life Funky Butt Hall Buddy Bolden Second Line Satchmo Take the A Train Robert Johnson W. C. Handy Hoochie Coochie Man Howlin’ Wolf William Seymour Sanctified Music Thomas Dorsey Mahalia Jackson
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