Moving North: African Americans And The Great Migration 1915-1930 (Crossroads America)

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Moving North: African Americans and the Great Migration 1915-1930 (Crossroads America)

After the Civil War, the South went through a period of rebuilding, termed Recon-struction, but because many white people in the South were not ready to accept African Americans as equals, unfair laws were passed which restricted the rights of blacks. These Black Codes and Jim Crow laws left African Americans adrift in a segregated world.


Life was better in the North in many ways for African Americans. The 1920s brought jobs and money—until The Great Depression hit. The Depression left many homeless and jobless. Many blacks left the cities seeking jobs wherever they could find them. Despite the hard times that followed, living in the North continued to bring a renewed sense of freedom to many African Americans.

Specifications of Moving North: African Americans and the Great Migration 1915-1930 (Crossroads America)

GENERAL
AuthorMonica Halpern
BindingHardcover
LanguageEnglish
ISBN-100792282787
ISBN-139780792282785
PublisherNational Geographic Children's Books
Number Of Pages40
Publication Date2005-12-27
DIMENSIONS
Height9.29 inch.
Length7.5 inch.
Width0.38 inch.
Weight0.65 pounds.

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