Presentation on theme: "Group 3: Jim Crow Laws Michaela Medich Dalia Tejada Darnisha Thomas Ricky E."— Presentation transcript:
Group 3: Jim Crow Laws Michaela Medich Dalia Tejada Darnisha Thomas Ricky E.
What is Jim Crow? name of the racial caste system which was mainly used, but not a lot in the southern and border states, between 1877 and the mid-1960s. anti black laws used to describe the segregation laws
Where did it come from? Come listen all you galls and boys, I'm going to sing a little song, My name is Jim Crow. Weel about and turn about and do jis so, Eb'ry time I weel about I jump Jim Crow." These are lyrics from a song by Thomas Dartmouth
How did it effect people? African Americans were set as “status class” citizens White people were said to be superior to African Americans
What was in the Jim Crow Laws? A black male could not offer his hand (to shake hands) with a white male because it implied being socially equal Blacks and whites were not supposed to eat together If a black person rode in a car driven by a white person, the black person sat in the back seat, or the back of a truck.
Careers Barbers. No colored barber could cut a white women's hair Education. The schools will be separated into two different schools based off skin color Burial. The officer in charge can not bury a colored person near a white person
What was lynching ? Public murders carried out by mobs Most are either hung or shot, some were beaten to death or burned on a stake Most lynchers were arrested but not convicted
What was the separate car law? A plan that created separate but equal transportation systems Everyone had assigned seats and couldn’t sit in seats that weren't theirs
Voting Pool taxes were required so poor blacks could not vote Only democrats could vote and only whites could be democrats Literacy tests were required and black people weren’t provided with a good education