Causes Of The Great Migration

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Between 1916 and 1940, African Americans fled South Carolina for better life. Africa Americans fled this state for better economic and educational opportunities. Other states such as Illinois, Ohio, New York, Michigan, California, and etcetera were a target for the majority of African Americans who thrived for a better life. About ninety percent (including men and women) of African Americans fled South Carolina. This research report will include information about The Great Migration, the danger the African Americans would have faced if they stayed in the South, the causes, and the reason they left. In 1916 The Great Migration had begun, roughly six million African Americans moved out of rustic Southern states. African Americans were driven

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