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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 SEGREGATION ! SEGREGATION ! double click to change this header text! Jim Crow Laws - 1860s to 1960s: A Time of Inequality Jim Crow was not actually a person but the name of a minstrel show called Jump Jim Crow written by Thomas Dartmouth (Daddy) Rice. The term came to symbolize African American life in a negative wayThe Jim Crow laws of the 1870s were laws passed that prohibited blacks and whites from being together in public places (such as parks, cemeteries, theaters, restaurants, and places of transportation)Associated with famous US Supreme Court decision, Plessy vs. Fergunson which argued for separate but equalFamously overturned in Brown vs. board of education in Topeka (1954), which allowed blacks to attend public school with whitesAfter the Civil War and passage of Constitutional Amendments to free the slaves, many people of the White South considered blacks second-class citizens. The Jim Crow laws were their means of separating blacks from whites.These laws deprived African Americans of important human rights like education, health care, shelter, food, and transportation.Beginning in 1909, the NAACP championed the fight against Jim Crow laws!In the 1960s, the Jim Crow laws finally met their end with three major laws passed. Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Voting Rights Act of 1965, and the Fair Housing Act of 1968Even before the Civil War, there were train cars in the North called Jim Crow Coaches where blacks were separated from whites.
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