Civil Rights and Womans Rights

By: Matthew.T, Jordyn.S, Christahrose.K

Jim Crow Laws

In the 1950's hundreds of laws made segregation legal. Jim crow laws segregated schools, buses, restaurants, parks, and other public spaces. Another segregated place is a crematory. Jim Crow Laws were segregation against African American. The great migration moved lots of African American.

African Americans Leaders

African American Leaders

There were many influential leaders during segregation. Ida Wells-Barnett, Booker T. Washington, And W.E.B. Du Boise were African American Leaders. They helped get African American rights. These people helped African American people a lot.Did you know the great migration 6 million African Americans moved from the south to the north.

The Nineteenth Amendment

In the 1900's women were able to vote. In 1878 Elizabeth Cady Stanton wrote a suffrage amendment to the Constitution. Carrie Chapman Catt gave the last fight for women's right to vote. Although women did not have every right with the right to vote they could do a lot more things and had a lot more power. FIGHT FOR RIGHT!!!!!

Working for More Rights

The women's suffrage movement lasted 50 years. Western states were the first states to give women the right to vote. Wyoming was the first state to give women the right to vote. Western states women had more rights because most people owned farms and every one had to work. In 1913, 12 states allowed women the right to vote.

Dictonary

  • Suffrage- the right to vote
  • Jim crow laws- segregation against African Americans
  • The great migration- When thousands of slaves moved up north for hopefully better lives
  • Segregation- to be rude or to make places only for one kind, color, or gender

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