Jim Crow Laws

by: Harrison Humphrey and Luke Hudson

Laws

There were laws that kept races separated in hospitals, intermarriage, barber, burial grounds, restaurants, armature baseball, parks, and bars


describe


laws that kept black and whites separated and gave the white the power

Impact

The laws also began to establish “separate but equal” economic, educational and social policies that would discriminate against this race for years to come. Students will study segregation and Jim Crow laws, and the effect that they had on African Americans in Virginia after the Civil War and beyond.


definition


Jim Crow laws were state and local laws enforcing racial segregation in the Southern United States. Enacted after the Reconstruction period, these laws continued in force until 1965