Jim Crow Laws
Facts, Examples, Pictures, Video, Links
What were Jim Crow laws?
~ Based on Race in the South
~ Enforced Segregation between Whites and Blacks
~ In Schools, Transportation, Restrooms and Restaurants
~ Made it difficult for blacks to Vote
When was the Jim Crow laws enforced?
After the Civil War there was a period in the South called the Reconstruction.
~ The laws were put in place in late 1800s and early 1900s
Why were they called Jim Crow?
Comes from a African-American character in a song from 1832.
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- Amateur Baseball
the Rise and Fall of Jim Crow