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The slaves were brought into America on ships in horrific conditions. There was little space and many would die whilst on board.

The Transatlantic slave trade known by some in Texas as the Atlantic triangular trade, sold at least million black Africans as slaves to work for white landowners on the other sid…

The KKK (Ku Klux Klan) was founded in 1866 and soon spread throughout the South. Their goal was to bring back white-supremacy and often turned to violence in order to scare and punish black and white protesters.

Dem Gubernatorial Candidate To Hand Out KKK Hoods At Republican Convention - Patriot Update. i guess this moron does not know it was HIS party that these hoods belong to!

Segregation occurred at all ages. School segregation took place and had to be taken to the Supreme Court who banned the segregation.

Segregation occurred at all ages. School segregation took place and had to be taken to the Supreme Court who banned the segregation.

Slaves could be bought on the street in shops or auction houses. This shows how acceptable it was in the South and how black people were treated as an object of profit.

Slaves could be bought on the street in shops or auction houses. This shows how acceptable it was in the South and how black people were treated as an object of profit.

The African-Americans were treated as less than humans. Most would not protest in fear of being terrorised (eg. lynched).

sanitation workers assembled for a civil rights protest outside clayborn temple, memphis, tennessee (unknown source)

In shared public places, such as the theatre, the black and white people would be separated within. This shows that they had to go to the 'Colored Balcony' which is likely to have been very poor in comparison to the one for the whites.

Although African-Americans were allowed to go to theatres, they were still segregated and had to sit in their own zones, which were often not as big and were not as well kept as that of the white people.

Often black people had no choice but to go back to their slavery jobs. This was due to poor education but moreover it was because people had racist attitudes and did not want blacks to work for them.

Many African Americans thought after World War I they would be treated equally when they went back home but that was not the case. With Jim Crow Laws, segregation, and increased racism African Americans were treated more unfair than before.

In the South, following the Civil War, racial segregation was introduced in order to discriminate against black people. Jim Crow laws were passed and blacks and whites would use separate public spaces. Blacks were sometimes compared to animals such as dogs.

Until the signs like these were common markers of legally enforced laws of racial segregation in America. Racial segregation in the United States as a general term, included physical separation and provision of separate facilities, services, and op