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Jim Crow Laws

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Maggie Arensdorff

on 4 April 2014

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Transcript of Jim Crow Laws

Jim Crow Laws
How Did They Keep Blacks Oppressed
-Personal settings

What is it like to live under Jim Crow?
-Job loss and refusal
-Schooling changed

Segregation in Alabama
-Tom Robinson
-Mr Dolphis Ramon
What are Jim Crow Laws?
- Began in the 1800's
-1896 Plessy Vs. Fergison
-Racial Caste System
-Very strict anti-black laws
- Black were demoted to second class citizens
-Jim Crow is a derogatory term for a black male
How does these relate to the book?
"Restaurants: It shall be unlawful to conduct a restaurant or other place for the serving of food in the city, at which white and colored people are served in the same room, unless such white and colored persons are effectually separated by a solid partition extending from the floor upward to a distance of seven feet or higher, and unless a separate entrance from the street is provided for each compartment."The Jackson Sun
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