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January 24, 2011 Jim Crow Clip 1836: Jim Crow born mock blacks while amusing white audience Era of Jim Crow segregation blacks abide their time and wait for change; some fought back 1919: KKK became national ideology blacks used power of press and power of the courts to spread the word Jim Crow and New South Jim Crow was named after a song and personified racial segregation Jim Crow Laws: state and local laws in the United States enacted between 1876 and 1965. mandated de jure racial segregation in all public facilities, with a supposedly “separate but equal” status for Black Americans in reality: led to treatment and accommodations that were usually inferior to those provided for white Americans, systematizing a number of economic, educational and social disadvantages. De Jure- by law De facto-in fact White democrats were majority and they manipulated black votes White Southerners disenfranchised blacks Poll Tax- Paying to vote
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This note was uploaded on 01/28/2012 for the course HIST 2112 taught by Professor Sutter during the Spring '07 term at University of Georgia Athens.

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