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Jim Crow laws

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Trisha Joanna Jasmine Moses

on 27 March 2013

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Summary People Involved Significance • Property owners signed agreements to never sell their house to any other race than whites. Questions! 1. What was the purpose of the Jim Crow laws?

2. How did the law affect education, daily life, etc.?

3. Who were some of the most significant people involved?

4. How did the laws affect African Americans in there life?

5. What are some examples of the Jim Crow laws? Jim Crow Laws 1896-1954 By: Andrea Hernandez,
Cindy Duong,
( Group 2 ) Trisha Laguardia The systematic practice of discriminating against and segregating colored people. This excluded blacks, Jews, Asians, & Latinos. • Schools and hospitals were segregated. Children had lower education, patients had poor medical treatment. • Prohibited intermarriage between whites and blacks. • White children were taught to think that they were superior to colored people. • In the early 1800s, the laws legalized segregation between blacks and whites. • Segregated Especially schools, hospitals, parks and other general public institution were designated for blacks. Black southerners were forced to comply not simply with state policies and city codes, but with unwritten "negro laws," as well. • For instance, one wrong move, look, word, or reaction could result in imprisonment, the loss of a job, or a fate far worse. • Jim Crow Laws Period 3 Buses: All passenger stations in this state operated by any motor transportation company shall have separate waiting rooms or space and separate ticket windows for the white and colored races. Alabama Was a Texas suffragist and civil-rights activist. Ames founded the Texas League of Women Voters in 1919 and was its first president. Jessie Daniel Ames (1883-1972) A. Philip Randolph (1889-1979) Pressured President Harry S. Truman to ban segregation in the armed forces. Isaiah T. Montgomery (1847-1924) Established an independent black colony. Benjamin "Pap" Singleton (1809-1892) Was one of the leaders of what was called the "Great Exodus," a migration of tens of thousands of African Americans, called "Exodusters," out of the South into Kansas in the late 1870s. Examples
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