life at the turn of the 20 century
By Austin Agee
Expanding Public Education
Between 1865 and 1895, states passed laws requiring 12 to 16 weeks of annual education for students ages 8-14, but the curriculum was poor and the teachers were usually not qualified.
Plessy v. Ferguson
it was a supreme court case that let pass laws any race not able to use every restroom, not every public or private institution such as schools, public transportation, and restaurants.
mobbing and killing and hanging people without a legal trial. they would hang people all the time for illegal actions.
wilmington race riots
The Wilmington Insurrection of 1898, also known as the Wilmington Massacre of 1898 or the Wilmington Race Riot of 1898.