Effects Of Jim Crow Laws

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The Jim Crow laws were statutes enacted by Southern States, beginning in the late 1870s in early 1880s, the legalized segregation between African Americans and whites. The Jim Crow laws restricted the rights of African-Americans to use public facilities, schools, to vote, to find decent employment, basically excluding African-Americans from existing their rights as citizens of the United States.
Racial discrimination may have been most well known as a southerner state to chew ation, but in reality it occurred in all of the states. The oppression included state-approved discrimination as well as violence. Many of the ‘Jim Crow’ laws were set in place after Civil War and during the Reconstruction of the Southern States and we're allowed on
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Wilson appointed Southerners Representatives to his cabinet and they made sure that laws were not passed to allow any additional Freedom's to the black Americans.
Some of the most important Jim Crow laws had to do with voting rights. Meaning of the Southern States passed laws requiring a voter to be able to pass a literacy test before they were giving the approval to vote. Since many of the black Americans still lived in the South and most were not literate do two previous laws against educating laws, a majority of the black Americans could not vote. Additional Jim Crow laws on voting adding a polling tax which was a payment that allowed you to vote at the voting polls. The lower-income black Americans could not pay the polling tax in this reduce their voting abilities.
It wasn't until 1953, one attorney Thurgood Marshall, brought a legal case to court known as Brown V. Board of Education of Topeka, that the NAACP (National Association for the event of colored people) Heather Day in trial. The court case that Marshal one overruled as laws, local or state, that would be considered “Jim Crow laws” and listed them as unconstitutional.
The segregation in u.s. because of the conduct of Jim Crow laws made people protest it in 1900s. The Jim Crow laws gained a national attention after many protests in the Birmingham campaign, the Montgomery bus boycott, and March on
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