4.4 The New South

Question Answer
Sharecropping Under this system a farmer worked a parcel of land in return for a share of the crop, a cabin, seed, tools, and a mule
Crop-lien system A lien is a creditor's legal claim on the debtor's property
Poll taxes Fixed taxes imposed on every voter
Segregation Or separation of the races
Who is Madame C. J. Walker? Explain how she was able to do what she did. Was a African american entrepreneur and one of the first woman in the united states to become a millionaire
Name 5 examples of Jim Crow Laws. Use your book and computer to find the examples. Separate railway cars, public transport, schools, cemeteries, parks and other public places
Provide 3 or more real signs that are representative of the Jim Crow Laws. Housing ,restricted real estate, restrictive signs
Describe the court case Plessy v. Ferguson. Again, use your books and computers to explain this court case. Was a landmark constitutional law case of the U.S. supreme court decided in 1896. It upheld state racial segregation laws for public facilities under the doctrine of “separate but equal”
How did the Jim Crow Laws and the Plessy v. Ferguson case affect African Americans in the South? It hurt them and didn't help out there situation at all

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