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9 Cards in this Set

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De jure Segregation
Segregation that is imposed by law.
Literacy Test
Requirement used to prevent those determined by the ruling class to be undesireable from voting.
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People; oldest and largest civil rights organization in the United States.
De facto Segregation
Segregation that happens, although it is not required by law.
Great Migration
The movement of millions of African Americans out of the rural south from 1914-1950.
Poll Taxes
A specified sum of mone levied upon each person who votes.
Booker T. Washington
American educator, born into slaver; acquired education after emancipation and became the principal of Tuskegee Institute.
W.E.B. Dubois
American civil rights leader who co-founded the NAACP.
Jim Crow Laws
Statutes enacted by southern states, begining in the 1880s that legalized segregation between Blacks and Whites.