The Great Migration
1. 6 million African Americans moved from the rural south to the cities of the north, Midwest and west from 1916 to 1970.
2. This had a huge impact on urban life in the US
3. During the Great Migration, African Americans began to build a new place for themselves in public life
4. The Segregation after Civil War was known as the policies of Jim Crow or Jim Crow Laws
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