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    didn’t just involve one law‚ but multiple laws and amendments. These laws and supreme court rulings helped desegregate public places. There are laws that gave African Americans a chance to have more freedom. That freedom could have been a definite right to vote or being able to go to whatever school they wanted to go to‚ but there were laws that didn’t always help them. Those laws that went against it or found a way around the Civil Rights act of 1866. There have been laws‚ acts‚ and amendments to

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    Jim Crow Laws Between 1877 and the mid 1960s‚ the Jim Crow laws‚ enacted by many U.S. states after the reconstruction period‚ kept blacks and whites separate. Jim Crow laws were not just laws‚ they were a way of life. These laws are a horrific reminder of the racial barriers and segregation that oppressed an entire population. These laws were first established in the South. They then spread widely throughout the United States. The Jim Crow laws were legislation that banned blacks and whites from

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    Jim Crow Laws Jim Crow Laws began after the Civil War ended and African-Americans were given their rights and freedoms. These laws were only enforced in the southern states where people owned slaves to keep African-Americans from gaining any type of success. They began after the Civil War and were not ended until the 1960’s. In the Jim Crow law days it was illegal for a black man to touch a white women or it would be considered rape. In To Kill a Mockingbird Tom Robinson is convicted of raping Mayella

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     Jim Crow Laws The name for the Jim Crow Laws comes from a character in a Minstrel Show. The Minstrel Show was one of the first forms of American entertainment‚ which started in 1843. They were performed by successors of black song and dance routine actors. The first Minstrel Show was started by a group of four men from Virginia‚ who all painted their faces black and performed a small song and dance skit in a small theater in New York City. Thomas Dartmouth Rice‚ a white

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    From Wikipedia: Jim Crow laws were designed to prevent blacks from voting in the old south.  Voting laws were only 1 type of Jim Crow Law. In general‚ Jim Crow Laws mandated the "Separate But Equal" status of blacks in the south. The laws ensured segregation‚ but not equality.  The reason they prevented blacks from voting was so that the Democrats could keep the power. Because if the blacks could vote‚ they would vote for the Republicans  Jim crow laws were laws that enforced segregation. Its

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    cork and danced a ridiculous jig while singing the lyrics to the song‚ "Jump Jim Crow." Rice created this character after seeing (while traveling in the South) a crippled‚ elderly black man (or some say a young black boy) dancing and singing a song ending with these chorus words: "Weel about and turn about and do jis so‚ Eb’ry time I weel about I jump Jim Crow." Civil War. Segregation and disfranchisement laws were often supported‚ moreover‚ by brutal acts of ceremonial and ritualized

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    abide by the laws and accept their predicament. After Reconstruction‚ white southerners regained control of their states‚ wanting to keep blacks from dispute and refraining them from gaining civil rights. In order to maintain their slave society‚ southern whites continued to believe that blacks were naturally inferior to themselves and therefore were entitled to few rights. To help enforce this concept‚ the Jim Crow laws were created by the white southerners against the blacks. These laws‚ passed after

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    Notion 3 : Seats and forms of power (African Americans) The Declaration of independence and the Jim crow laws : An american paradox Today I’m going to talk about the notion Seats and Forms of power and my issue is "Is the declaration of independence and the jim crow laws an american paradox?"To begin with I guess it would be appropriate to explain how the notion is related to the issue and in order to do that i’ll have to go back in the 19th when Lincoln abolished slavery(1863)

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    The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration and the War on Drugs From the 1880s into the 1960s‚ a majority of American states enforced segregation through "Jim Crow" laws. From Delaware to California‚ and from North Dakota to Texas‚ many states could impose legal punishments on people for consorting with members of another race. The most common types of laws forbade intermarriage and ordered business owners and public institutions to keep their black and white clientele separated. The overall point of

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    The Results of The Jim Crow Laws Essay: When you hear the words “Jim Crow Law” you just know that nothing good can come out of these words. The Jim Crow Laws were state and local laws enforcing racial segregation in the Southern United States. These laws were all very unreasonable. In this essay I will be explaining how Jim Crow laws and practices deprived American citizens of their civil rights. Additionally‚ I did some research in my English class and found out that back then the most

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