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10 Cards in this Set

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sharecropping
farmers worked on land owned by someone else in return for supplies and a small share of the crop
Crop-lien system
sharecroppers had to promise their crops to merchants in exchange for supplies on credit
Poll Taxes
taxes you had to pay to vote
Literacy Tests
used to prevent who couldn't
read from voting
segregation
separation of people by race
Jim Crow Laws
enforced segregation in the south
Plessy vs Ferguson
est. separate but equal doctrine for public facilities
Madame CJ Walker
a African American entrepreneur who was one of the 1st womaen in the US to become a millionaire
Brooker T Washington
believed African Americans should concentrate on achieving economic independence
Ida B Wells
civil rights activist, journalist and teacher