Jim Crow Laws

Laws for blacks and whites

What were the Jim crow laws

The Jim Crow Laws were state and local laws enforcing racial segregation in the Southern United States (between blacks and whites)

How long they lasted and Ended

The Jim crow laws lasted to 1800- 1866

They were ended by The Civil Rights Act of 1964, The Voting Rights Act of 1965, and the Fair Housing Act of 1968 ended the Jim Crow Laws.

President during Jim Crow Laws

President Lyndon B. Johnson he pushed Congress to pass the Civil Rights Act of 1964

Who Started these Laws

The whites felt they needed more power gain more control over blacks in the city. In 1883, the U.S. Supreme Court declared the Civil Rights Act.


The Blacks were called colored people and whites had more privileges than then because the the Jim Crow Laws this law passed by congress because of whites