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Jim Crow Laws and Racial Segregation in America | The Civil Rights Movement

Jim Crow Laws and Racial Segregation in America | The Civil Rights Movement

When the president issued the Emancipation Proclamation, it was not really something that had effect in Georgia because it was more aspirational and it was more strategic. President Lincoln was trying to increase the number of freed slaves in parts of the south who could fight against the Confederacy. But the Emancipation Proclamation did very …