Disenfranchisement and Segregation

By Sean Dudley and Jahnzen Hill

Disenfranchisement

It is where the white people took away the blacks rights

Segretation

The separation of blacks and whites in the 1900

Examples

Jim Crow Laws- local laws enforcing segregation

Brown v.s Board of Education- a case that started integration

Stop blacks from being equal

Plessy v.s Ferguson- a court case that upheld racial segregation

Grandfather clause -only men with freed grand fathers could vote

Poll tax- they had to own property pay to vote and pass literacy test

Gerrymander- draw up an election district

Martial laws- occurs when military forces are used to maintain order