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Jim crow laws

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Jim crow laws

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

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