By: Lakiah Irvin
Jim crow laws were state and local laws enforcing racial segregation in the Southern United States. This time period started in 1896.
What were the Jim Crow Laws
Jim Crow laws were laws in the South based on race. They enforced segregation between black people and white people in public places. They also made it hard for blacks to vote.
President Lyndon B. Johnson was the president of Jim Crow Laws.
When Were Jim Crow Laws Created
The Jim Crow Laws were created in the 1880's.
Who created the Jim Crow Laws
The whites felt a need to gain more control over the blacks in the city. New laws, called Jim Crow, were passed restricting the freedoms of African Americans. In 1883, the U.S. Supreme Court declared the Civil Rights Act of 1875 unconstitutional.
When did jim crow law end
The Jim Crow Laws lasted to the 1960's.
how did the jim crow laws affect society
Jim Crow laws were racist and prejudice laws (mainly in the Southern part of the U.S.) that promoted segregation and many other type of wrong doings. Jim Crow laws made it harder for the American people to create any type of unity.