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Vocabulary Technology, Cotton, and Mills Jim Crow Laws Migration Great Depression and New Deal
100
What is textile?
Fabric or cloth.
100
What is the expansion of the railroads?
A major development in transportation during the late 1800s and early 1900s.
100
What are Jim Crow laws?
Laws in the South that made segregation legal.
100
What is the Great Migration?
The movement of African Americans from South Carolina to the North and Midwest.
100
What is the Great Depression?
Caused jobs to be lost, banks to fail, and homes and farms to be lost.
200
What is suffrage?
Having the right to vote.
200
What is hydroelectric power?
The reason why textile mills were located along rivers.
200
What is "separate but equal?"
The phrase that says it was fair to segregate blacks and whites so long as they had the same stuff.
200
What is the Harlem Renaissance?
The cultural event in New York based around African American culture and freedom.
200
What is the New Deal?
Programs to put people back to work.
300
What is discrimination?
The act of treating one group of people differently than another group.
300
What is the end of WWI?
Caused the price of cotton to fall because it was no longer needed for uniforms.
300
What is the Grandfather Clause?
Allowed whites to vote in the South, even if they could not read, because their ancestors had voted.
300
What is poverty, violence, segregation, discrimination, or inability to vote?
Two reasons that would "push" African Americans out of the South.
300
Who is Franklin Roosevelt.
The president who created the New Deal programs.
400
What is immigration?
To come INTO another country or region to live.
400
What are goods and people?
Two things that the railroads were able to transport quickly.
400
What is African American suffrage?
Limited by reading tests, poll taxes, and state laws.
400
What is cotton?
The crop that caused cities to grow.
400
What is WWII?
The event that ended the Great Depression.
500
What is emigration?
To LEAVE a country or region to live elsewhere.
500
What is lowered prices for cotton?
The result of increased supply of cotton as farmers grew more and more cotton.
500
What is to enforce segregation and discrimination?
The purpose of the Jim Crow Laws.
500
What are lots of jobs in textile mills?
The reason why lower class whites moved to the cities to work in the mills.
500
What is the Civilian Conservation Corps?
A New Deal program that hired men to work on outdoor projects such as building state parks and planting crops.




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