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Jim Crow Laws Jim Crow Laws Jim Crow Laws had far-reaching and even detrimental effects to the African American communities. Rebecca McDaniel History 125 Professor E. Sharp August 15, 2010 Jim Crow laws originally emerged in 1865. They were known as Black Codes until 1883. The Jim Crow Laws became wide spread after the Supreme Court ruled that privatly owned places are not public institutions and are not required to abide by the 14 th amendment. This allowed privatly owned businesses to refuse service to African Americans, paving the way for segregration.
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The reason Jim Crow Laws emerged was mainly due to post reconstruction democrats, (also known as Redeemers) seeking to separate the races as more African Americans moved into towns, taking jobs from the white citizens. In order to keep whites as the superior race, they felt that they had to separate African Americans as an “inferior caste,” According to Davidson, J., Gineapp, W., Heyman, C., The education of many African American children was severly neglected. There were many black children easily outnumbering the white children. This led to an overwhelming problem of overcrowding. The African American schools received fewer supplies, and often times poorly trained educators. The
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