By Joshua

Social Studies

Great Migration

The Great Migration was from the late 1800's and the early 1900's. It's the time peroid where millions and millions of African Americans moved from the South to the North in search of jobs. They also left to escape from discrimination and prejudice. However they still found it in the north but it was less.


Jim Crow Laws

Jim Crow Laws separated races of different color. These laws was supposed to be "separate but equal." However they we not. They were separated by White and Colored. Colored consisted of African American's and Immigrants. Whites consisted of everybody else who had white skin. Colored's public services were nasty and old but the Whites were new and fresh which made it unequal. Eventually the laws ended.


W.E.B. DuBois

He was a African American who believed that to end discrimination you had get along with each other instead of education. He was a writer and editor and wrote several books about discrimination.


Booker T. Washington

He was born a slave unlike W.E.B. DuBois. He believed that to get rid of discrimination you need to be educated. He built an Tuskegee Institute for African Americans to get education.


Geoge Washington Carver

Was born a slave and made over a hundred different products using one plant. The peanut. He went to school 10 miles away from home because he was born during the Civil War. when he grew up, He was hired at Tuskegee Institute in the agricultural department. Then he started studying peanuts and realized that they could make several different products and started making peanuts.


NAACP

The NAACP stands for National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. It was formed in 1909 for African-American civil rights by Ida B. Wells, W.E.B. DuBios, and more.