TITLE

Election by Terror in Florida

PUB. DATE
January 1921
SOURCE
New Republic;1/12/21, Vol. 25 Issue 319, p195
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Describes the conduct of the election of 1920 in Florida and other southern states. Campaign of terror launched by the branches of the Ku Klux Klan to prevent Negroes from voting; Fear among Klan members that white supremacy would crumble if Negroes were allowed to vote; Belief that the recent war experiences of the Negro soldier has made him less tractable than before; Improved conditions of the Negroes in Jacksonville, Florida.
ACCESSION #
15140935

 

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