W.E.B. Du Bois

W.E.B. Du Bois
Segregation should be stopped now
• FULL political, civil, and social rights for
African Americans.
Booker T. Washington
Accepted segregation
• Equality gained through vocational
Plessy V. Ferguson
“Separate but equal” - Supreme Court
Jim Crow Laws
Segregation Laws
Legalized discrimination in housing,
work, education, and government
• Laws that limited the rights of blacks
• Segregation
1 Reconstruction Policy
Southern military leaders could NOT
hold office
2nd Reconstruction Policy
Northern soldiers supervised the
separation of groups of people based
on race
Poll tax
tax you have to pay in order to vote
Literacy Test
test you had to take to prove you
could read in order to vote
Grandfather Clause
If father or grandfathers were able to
vote before 1867, then you could vote
National Association for the
Advancement of Colored People
• Challenged segregation laws
• Fought for equal rights for blacks