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Jim crow laws are statues over multiple states that legalized racial segregation Named after a Black Minstrel show character These laws existed for about 100 years from the post civil war era until the 1968 - these laws were used to marginalized african americasn by denying; The right to vote Hold jobs Get an edu Or other opportuinties Those who went against jim crow laws were often arrested fined and sentecned Black Codes Jim crow laws began as early as 1865 following the ratidication of the 13th amendment which abolished slavery in the United States Black codes were strict local and state laws that detailed when where and how formely enslaved people could work and for how much money These codes were seen throughout the south as a legal way to push black people in servitude to take voting rights away and to control where they live and how they would travel It was difficult for black people to win court cases because conderate soliders worked as police officers and judge Ku Klux Klan

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