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The American South by Mind Map: The American South
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The American South

Racism

Segregation

coloured were not served in shops

divided toilets, water coolers and seats

ended de jure in 1954

Slavery

since 1776

over 4 million slaves in the south (1865)

worked on plantations in masses

KKK

founded 1865

far right racial hate group

still exists today

Definition

States

South Carolina

Mississippi

Florida

Alabama

Georgia

Louisiana

Texas

Virginia

Arkansas

Tennessee

North Carolina

seceded from the U.S.

founded the CSA

pro slavery

Southern accent

The Great Depression

"Black Thursday" 1929

worldwide economic depression

devestating effects in every country

income, tax revenue, profits and prices dropped

Civil War

CSA against the U.S.

Caused by controversy about

Economy

Politics

U.S. started the war

Turning point: Gettysburg

U.S. won the war