The Insidious Nature of Jim Crow Laws
What particular behaviors were being restricted in many of the Jim Crow Laws published on this page? Were
there common restrictions State by State?
Who Stood To Gain from Imposing Jim Crow Laws
- In your opinion, which particular law did you find most punitive?
- Which states were the most restrictive?
- Why were Americans willing to tolerate racial segregation as enumerated in these laws?
court rulings played into the hands of segregationists? Which rulings flew in the face of Jim Crow laws?