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The Making of African American Identity: Volume II, 1865-1917
Topic: FreedomTopic: IdentityTopic: InstitutionsTopic: PoliticsTopic: Forward
Topic: Politics
Toolbox Overview: The Making of African American Identity: Volume II, 1865-1917
Resource Menu: Politics
Text 1. Racial Politics
Text 2. The Race Problem
Text 3. Segregaton
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Text 4. The Vote
Text 5. Lynching
Text 6. Goals
Text 7. Action


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3.  Segregation
- U.S. Supreme Court, Plessy v. Ferguson, 1896, excerpts
- Charles W. Chesnutt, "A Journey Southward," Ch. 5 of The Marrow of Tradition, novel, 1901, excerpts
- Richmond Planet, coverage of streetcar boycott, 1904, excerpts

    Florida, 1910
Florida, 1910
Links
Plessy: PDF file*
nationalhumanitiescenter.org/pds/maai2/politics/text3/plessy.pdf

Chesnutt: PDF file*
nationalhumanitiescenter.org/pds/maai2/politics/text3/chesnutt.pdf

Richmond Planet:
www.wadsworth.com/history_d/templates/student_resources/
0030724791_ayers/sources/ch20/20.2.planet.html


Online
Sources


Plessy and Chesnutt: National Humanities Center

Richmond Planet: Wadsworth Publishing


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