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SEGREGATION AND JIM CROW LAWS
Jim Crow was an early 1830's minstrel character by a white performing
artist who came to be popular with white audiences. After Reconstruction,
when the Southern states had introduced segregation laws, the Jim Crow
name became synonymous with them.

RECONSTRUCTION
After the defeat of the…

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"Marriages are void when one party is a white person and the other is possessed of one-eighth or
more Negro, Japanese, or Chinese blood."
--Nebraska, 1911



JIM CROW LAWS (1876-1965)
Legal black inequality, state laws in the south, government did nothing to stop them. Segregation of
blacks and whites in…

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