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Jim Crow laws

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Marshall Frye

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Jim Crow laws
Marshall Frye
Period 2
Mrs. Fordham

1: The Jim Crow Laws were made to show blacks who was superior and to eliminate contact between whites and blacks

2: 2 Jim Crow Laws were that there were white and black schools and that black people couldn't be buried where white people where.

3: In the Scottsboro Trials, 2 white girls accused 12 black boys of raping them on a gondola. All of the boys were convicted to the death penalty except for Roy Wright, who was sentenced for life. In the appellate court, Ozzie Powell, Eugene Williams, and Clarence Norris' judgements were reversed.
1: Jim Crow Laws were used primarily in the South.
2: Jim Crow Laws operated between 1877 and the mid 1960's.
3: They were placed above many public facilities.
4: They were strengthened by violence.
Questions 1-4 were found on http://ferris.edu/news/jimcrow/what.htm
5: Rosa Parks was a large hater of the Jim Crow Laws and stood up for herself when asked to move on the bus.
6: Klu Klux Klan was a large supporter of Jim Crow laws and attacked some blacks.
7: The NAACP was founded to abolish Jim Crow Laws.
8: An important court case in abolishing the Jim Crow Laws was Brown vs. Board of Education. It deemed that education should be integrated.
9: The Republican and Communist Parties wanted equality, while the Democratic Party wanted white supremacy.
10: An important player in baseball that helped to end the Jim Crow Laws was Jackie Robinson.

Question 5 was found on http://inamerica.blogs.cnn.com/2013/02/04/opinion-on-rosa-parks-100th-birthday-lets-remember-her-courage/
Questions 6-10 were
found on http://www.pbs.org/wnet/jimcrow/
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Mcguire, Daniel. "Opinion: On Rosa Parks' 100th Birthday, Let's Remember Her Courage." In America RSS. CNN, 4 Feb. 2013. Web. 04 Nov. 2013.

PBS. "The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow." PBS. PBS, n.d. Web. 04 Nov. 2013.

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"Black Male Hand Shake with White Female Hand." Image. N.p., n.d. Web. 07 Nov. 2013.

NAACP. NAACP, n.d. Web.

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Interactions like this weren't
allowed with Jim Crow Laws

Jim Crow Laws made for seperate public facilities.

People carrying signs about how blood was shed to get rid of Jim Crow Laws.

Rosa Parks was arrested for resisting arrest
The NAACP was founded to protect black rights
The NAACP was founded to protect black rights
The KKK was a hate group that supported Jim Crow Laws

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