Jim Crow laws By:jessica perry

"Laundry is the only thing that should be sorted by color." But here we are today. With the history of ancestors who brought segregation into this world. Then it was settled the Jim crow laws were created. Separating people. Changing lives.

Jim Crow laws were state and local laws enforcing racial segregation in the southern United States. Enacted after reconstruction period these laws continued in force until 1965. Why did we make these laws. They were made because the whites people felt they needed to gain more control over the blacks in the city. When they passed, it restricted most freedom of the African Americans.everything was segregated. Railways. Streetcar, public waiting rooms, restaurants, boarding houses, theaters, public parks.

These laws were what started segregation. And the civil rights movement. A march in Washington by over 200,000 people in 1963 dramatized the movement to end Jim Crow. Southern whites often responded with violence and federal troops. They were needed to preserve order and protect blacks notability at the little rock in Arkansa. The most segregated places were. Texas,Oklahoma, Arkansa,Louisiana, Mississippi, Florida,South Carolina,Tennessee,north caroling, Virginia,West Virginia, Kentucky,Missouri.

Jim crow was not a person. Yet affected the lives of millions. It was originally named after a popular 19th-century minstrel song that stereotyped African Americans "Jim crow" came to personify the system of government sanctioned oppression and segregation In the United States. Yes the Jim Crow Laws era was one of struggle. Many lost loved ones or there own lives. But now that segregation has ended and every one has the same EQUAL rights. It was all worth it. Every last second of it!


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