Directions: Paste the browser below to view the video “The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow” (54:35) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3mF718GsrOI, and then answer the following questions due 9/18/14. Video Analysis Worksheet
What is the title of the video?
The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow
What are three concepts or ideas you expected to see based on the title of the video? -The creation of Jim Crow laws
-People who supported/did not support the laws
-Actions to terminate the laws
What was the central message of the video?
To show how the Jim Crow laws effected American history.
What were the strengths AND weaknesses of the video?
Strengths: Showed the origin of where the laws were formed , and shared information about previous attempts to eliminate the laws. Weaknesses: None.
How do you think the video makers wanted the audience to respond? They wanted a response of people to be more informed of the things that took place previous to the generation of today.
How did the video make you feel?
The video made me feel as there is more to know about slavery, than what is presented through word of mouth and classrooms.
What three things did this video tell you about life in America during the time period depicted? -African Americans were consider lower than the average white(social standpoint ) -For the rights that African Americans wanted they had to fight for it . -Some of the African American leaders were supporting slavery indirectly.
Write a question that the video makers left unanswered.
- What happened after the Atlanta Convention ?
What information do you gain about this time period from the video that could not be conveyed by a written source? - Some of the people who took action against the laws I never heard of before.
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