Origin of Name Not named after a person Crow is derogatory slang for black Jim is a common name the two together are Jim Crow
Legislation They are similar laws that cause segregation They are not from the same legislation
Causes Caused by the South becoming more industrial Blacks and white fought for jobs Whites advocated segregation to open up the job market
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Bibliography Wormser, Richard. The Rise & Fall of Jim Crow: the African- American Struggle against Discrimination, 1865-1954. New York: Franklin Watts, 1999. Print. Wormser lists the variety of reasons for the rise and fall of the Jim Crow Law, such as immigration, the industrialization of the south.