African American History 12

2001 Words Oct 23rd, 2009 9 Pages
During the years of 1873-1923 was the worse for African American history. After 1877, blacks’ political rights were taken away through many occasions such as: fraud, intimidation, and murder. In 1890, legislators in Mississippi called a constitutional convention, implementing poll taxes, literacy requirements, and banned voting for people convicted of theft, perjury, arson, bribery, and burglary. Whites thought if they could put a limit to the educational achievements of Negroes, they could also stop their aspirations for Negro advancement. By the 1900, black children received a small portion of the state’s funds for education although they accounted for over 50 percent of the school population. Charles Banks influenced Mississippi and …show more content…
Describe the relationship between Charles Banks and Emmett Scott The relationship Charles Banks and Emmett Scott had to do with them both being members of the NNBL. They both held important jobs in the NNBL. Banks was vice-president and Scott was secretary of the league. Scott helped Banks from being kicked out of office by not allowing the Executive Committee get a hold of the letter Eugene Booze wrote. . Banks trusted Scott like Banks trusted Washington. That is why Banks asked Scott to give him references for important and outstanding managers and candidates from the North. They both loved to work on hand on projects. Booker T. Washington died and it had an effect on both Emmett Scott and Charles Banks. Scott was Banks shining star. He was always there for Banks helped he stay on his feet and out of harm’s way Describe the relationships between Charles Banks and Booker T. Washington. The relationship Charles Banks had with Booker T. Washington is that they both worked together in Mound Bayou. Banks entrepreneurship was the main reason Washington liked him. Washington considered Banks the best banker in Mississippi he really recognized his work as the best. They had a very close relationship. When Banks went into depression, Washington paid for 25,000 dollar new line of credit for his friend Banks. Washington helped
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