This paper examines specific events and situations in post Civil War African-American history.
# 95325 | 6,225 words | 12 sources | APA | 2007 |
Published on May 21, 2007 in African-American Studies (1870-1950) , African-American Studies (1950-Present) , African-American Studies (Historical Figures) , African-American Studies (Civil Rights)
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This paper highlights major events and movements in African-American history following the Civil War. These topics include an examination of sharecropping following the Civil War. The author explores the background of sharecropping and the limited options for employment available to recently freed slaves. This is followed by an explanation of the Great Migration, it's economic impact for those that moved North and how the south was affected by the partial loss of a labor force. Next, the paper discusses the cultural impact of the Great Migration, with a discussion of the Harlem Renaissance. The paper concludes with a discussion of the Civil Rights movement and its notable leaders and personalities.
Sample of Sources Used:
- Black1 Panther Party. Retrieved October 03 2006 from: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Black_Panthers
- Black Power Movement. Retrieved October 03 2006 from: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Power
- Crew, Spencer R. (1987 March 01). The great migration of Afro-Americans, 1915-40.
- Monthly Labor Review. Retrieved October 03 2006 from HighBeam Research Library.
- The Great Migration. African American World. Retrieved October 03 2006 from: http://www.pbs.org/wnet/aaworld/reference/articles/great_migration.html
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