Jim Crow Laws
By: Courtney Pierce
- Jim Crow Laws were laws that segregated blacks from whites.
- The laws made it to where blacks could not go int the same places as whites.
- To add onto the Jim Crow Laws the policy "seperate but equal" was put into effect.
- The policy stated that black and whites culd not go to the same school.
- The Civil Rights Act of 1964 ended alll the laws that seperated the two races.
Booker T Washginton was born a slave but knew he needed an edcation so he escaped and walked all the way to Hampton Institue. Washington conviced the whites to let hm build a place where he could teach the african amaericans. He said he wouldnt teach them anything that could challenge whites. He tought blacksand gave them a wonderful educatin. Washington is known as the most influential black man.
1865 - The federal government wanted the rebelious southern states to come back as a union.
1866 - Klu Klux Klan was put together. (it was an "organization" that was agaisnt blacks and killed or hurt them)
1868 - 14th Amendment was protected rights of recently free slaves.
1870 - Enforcements Acts were put into place which made blacks not able to vote, or be in juries.
1875 - Civil Rights Act , which granted blacks with the same rights as whites. It made all racs equal.