4.4 The New South

Question Answer
Sharecropping Help Labor Problems By Sharing Crops
Crop-lien system A crop lien is a system kept the southern econmy tied to one crop
poll taxes Fixed taxes imposed on every voter
literacy tests To deprive african americans of voting rights
segregation Enforced Separation of 2 groups or more
Who is Madame C. J. Walker? Explain how she was able to do what she did. African American political activist
Name 5 examples of Jim Crow Laws. Use your book and computer to find the examples. It shall be unlawful for a negro and white person to play together or in company with each other at any game of pool or billiards
Provide 3 or more real signs that are representative of the Jim Crow Laws. Separate free schools shall be established for the education of children of African descent
Provide 3 or more real signs that are representative of the Jim Crow Laws. All railroads carrying passengers in the state (other than street railroads) shall provide equal but separate accommodations for the white and colored races
Describe the court case Plessy v. Ferguson. Again, use your books and computers to explain this court case. It was a legal battle for segregation
How did the Jim Crow Laws and the Plessy v. Ferguson case affect African Americans in the South? It affected African Americans through restaurants and transportation

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