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Summarize the provisions of the Thirteenth, Fourteenth, and Fifteenth Amendments. 2. What measures did southern states take to deprive freed blacks of their rights? 3. How do you reconcile the fervent commitment of the North to the abolition of slavery with its seeming postwar apathy toward blacks? As mentioned above, laws were more strict in the states of the Deep South. In general, these laws made it illegal for blacks to speak disrespectfully to whites or to speak out of turn in any conversation.

The Plessy v. S. Supreme Court in 1896 resulted in southern states (a) eliminating poll taxes and literacy tests. (b) instituting a policy of segregation in schools and all public facilities. (c) granting equal employment opportunities to African Americans. 13. President Franklin D. Roosevelt was reluctant to support a strong antilynching bill because (a) he feared antagonizing southern members of Congress who could block his New Deal programs. (b) he disliked African Americans. (c) he did not believe lynching was a widespread problem.

24. Duke Ellington and Louis Armstrong gained fame during the Harlem Renaissance as (a) writers. (b) musicians. (c) dancers. A pan-African movement devoted to the political and geographical unification of Africans throughout the world started by Jamaican immigrant Marcus Garvey also drew attention. military uniform with a tall, plumed hat, he began to speak to crowds in Harlem about black nationalism. ” In his newspaper and his speeches he told blacks that they belonged in their ancestral home—Africa.

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