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The Second Migration

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In the south many factors influencing lead around 6 million people to migrate out of southern states in search for industrialized work in northern and western states of the United States. After emancipation, most blacks had been forced to become sharecroppers and tenant farmers, dependent on white land lords and enslaved by debts they complained (Ron Takaki Chapter 13). Although African Americans had their freedom the oppression, discrimination, and racism never ended within the south.
Yet the great migration can be broken down into two factors that influenced the migration. The first migration, and the second migration. The First migration occurred during the years of 1910-1930. 1.6 million People began moving from their rural areas in the
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