Life of An Exoduster: Journey Through Time

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Life of An Exoduster: Venture Through Time. Kansas History Unit Arrangement Julie Friesen. Fundamental Inquiries. How did life change after the Common War? Why was there a requirement for westbound development? What was the "Exoduster Development"? At the point when and why did it happen?

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´╗┐Life of An Exoduster: Journey Through Time Kansas History Unit Plan Julie Friesen

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Essential Questions How did life change after the Civil War? Why was there a requirement for westbound extension? What was the "Exoduster Movement"? At the point when and why did it occur? How effective would it say it was? What was an "exoduster"? What foundations were made in Kansas from the "development"? Who were some critical individuals required in the "development"?

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What does "Exoduster" mean? What does the prefix "EX" mean? From or without Define in your own words what Exoduster implies. was a name given to African American vagrants who fled the American South for Kansas in the North amid the years 1879-1880.

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2. 1. 3. 4. Who are these individuals? What's going on with they? Dissect the photos and compose your contemplations.

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Life After the War in the South Resentment from the whites about the Emanicipation Proclamation African Americans delighted in flexibility until Federal Troops were expelled African Americans were needing to assert their own particular land, however white landowners were not willing to surrender arrive sharecropping en-slaved them again African Americans framed solidarity gatherings or associations Whites response to these gatherings were to shape their own particular gatherings Ku Klux Klan-lynchings Whites felt that the Emanicipation and the thirteenth amendment wouldn't hold up

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Life After the War in Kansas Many pioneers were coming into Kansas "Draining Kansas"

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Kansas = Freedom

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(Strictly Private) Attention Colored Men! Office of the Colored Colonization Society Topeka, KS Your brethren and companions all through the North have seen with agonizing anxiety the shock stacked upon you by your revolt Masters, and are doing whatever they can to ease your torments and accommodate your future joy and flourishing. President Hayes, by his unjust Southern strategy, has forsaken you, while the Democrats who now have control of Congress, will look to oppress you on the off chance that you stay in the South, and to shield you from their outlines, the Colonization Society has been composed by the Government to give arrive by each of a family, which will be given in assemblages of one hundred and sixty sections of land gratuitiously. This land is situated in the best bit of Kansas, in closeness to Topeka and is extremely profitable. Here there are no class refinements in the public eye; all are on fairness. Leave the place where there is mistreatment and come to free Kansas. Lycurgus P. Jones President Daily Picayune (New Orleans), April 19, 1879; New York Times , May 3, 1879.

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Benjamin "Pap" Singleton Born a slave in 1809 in Tennessee Escaped servitude following 37 years and went to Detroit and a motel for got away slaves Went back Tennessee "He considered Kansas the condition of new Cannaan, and he, similar to a "Dark Moses," would lead his kin to the guaranteed arrive." Land promoter Organized gatherings to frame provinces in Kansas 1873 shaped Cherokee Colony in Baxter Springs, Ks Advised his kin to have cash The Exodus development gave away in the middle of 1879-1881 Many African Americans came ill-equipped yet generally added to the state Died in 1892 and known as the "Father of the Exodus" Kansas Historical Society

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How did the "Exodusters get to Kansas? Types of Transportation Railroad Advertisements were put openly that were circled to dark men censured later for the development River Steamer/Water Many advanced toward St. Louis to ride to Kansas City down the Missouri River Most lived in Eastern, KS close to the Missouri River working little homesteads or congregating in towns $4 to purchase deck space-many did not have the cash By foot Many came up short on cash and strolled or settled along towns along the stream Most lived in Eastern, KS close to the Missouri River working little ranches or congregating in towns

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What were a few explanations behind the movement? Arrive proprietorship Homestead Act of 1862 marked into law by President Abraham Lincoln on May 20, 1862, energized Western movement by giving pioneers 160 sections of land of open land. Guaranteed arrive, several $, a donkey, furrow and a railroad pass Later to discover that they were just tricked by the promotions Political Participation Wanting to vote and have a say in the political procedure

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Was the relocation arranged? This movement was: 1. Sudden 2. Spontaneous 3. Complicated 4. Leaderless

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Opinion in Kansas By and expansive, Kansas had no protests to the entry of dark pioneers, if they paid for their property in the way of different pilgrims or took government estates without approaching their neighbors for budgetary help. Agriculturists did not have any desire to contract dark work for the accompanying reasons: 1. Cultivating practices were diverse in the South 2. Agriculturists couldn't bear the cost of work 3. Dark work couldn't run hardware 4. Dry spell/Grasshopper attack Opinion outside Kansas was the home of flexibility. Numerous that traveled every which way back accounted that the dirt was distinctive and the atmosphere was cruel. Suppositions in Kansas and Outside about the Exodusters

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Statistics of the African American Population in Kansas between 1860-1890

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Colonies shaped in Kansas Map the accompanying settlements on your Kansas outline. 1. Cherokee Colony-established in 1875 Baxter Springs, KS-Southeast Kansas 2. Dunlap Colony Morris County Education community for Kansas blacks Literary and Business Academy-supported by the Kansas Freedman's Relief Association 2 grade schools Quaker Industrial school 3. Kinsley Colony-established in 1878 Hodgeman County-25 miles north of Dodge City, KS 107 individuals all from Kentucky 4. Wabaunsee Colony-established in 1879 31 families established and settled 5. Little Coney Colony-established in 1881 Chautaugua County 56 families established and settled Last to be subsidized by the Kansas Freedman's Relief Association

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Was the relocation a win or disappointment? Numerous that stayed battled and made a life for themselves Many backpedaled toward the South where they could profit yet endure the terrorizing of the demeanors Many had an effect in Kansas and got to be distinctly celebrated Kansans