Jim Crow Laws
By: Alyson and Jack
Who: Laws against blacks and where/what they could do.
What: Laws that were against blacks.
Where: Public schools, Public places, and Public transportation.
When: Started in 1890-1965
Why: To segregate against blacks.
How: Police officers enforce it.
African Americans protested the Jim Crow Laws in public meetings throughout the nation.
Where the name came from:
The name "Jim Crow" came from a song-and-dance routine of the 1830's and was meant as a derogatory synonym for African Americans.