The Great Migration refers to the relocation of hundreds of thousands of African Americans from the rural areas of the South to
urban areas in the North during the years between 1915 and 1930. Although many of those who left the rural South migrated to southern urban
areas, most migrants moved to cities in the North. It was the largest movement northward and into cities that had occurred among African
Americans to that point in history. The United States' entrance into World War I in 1917 played an i. . .
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