Racial Segregation and the Rise of the Jim Crow Laws. SOL USII.3c. SOL USII.3c. The student will demonstrate knowledge of how life changed after the Civil War by
The student will demonstrate knowledge of how life changed after the Civil War by
c) describing racial segregation, the rise of “Jim Crow,” and other constraints faced by African Americans in the post-Reconstruction South.
This slide show will examine racial segregation and the Rise of Jim Crow Laws in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. We will view key figures and groups that participated and impacted this era of United States history.
Please fill out your handout as the class exams this time period of racial segregation. Then see the last slide for your homework assignment.
Abolishment of Slavery
Gives U.S. Citizens the right to vote and voters can not be discriminated based on race, color or “previous condition of servitude”
What Issues did African Americans have to face after the Civil War?
What is Racial Segregation?
It is the separation of a certain group of people, based on their race, from another group in daily life.
Literacy Tests to vote
Licenses required for work,
marriage, weapons, property ownership, etc.
NO Vagrancy, required to work, and the Codes regulated the type of work, and the hours of labor
Why would Northerners have issues with the Black Codes and Jim Crow Laws?
Key Figures/ Groups
He accepted social segregation
Du Bois believe equality among the races could be achieved throughvocational education.
He started the Tuskegee Vocational School (1881)
Booker T. Washington
He believed in total social, political, and civil rights for all African Americans.
He did not accept segregation and he wanted an end to discrimination.
He started the NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People)How Did Washington and Du Bois Differ in Response to the Laws?
Pro Jim Crow Groups
In your group discuss what other groups of people besides for African Americans that probably went through racial segregation.
Please write a 1 ½ page paper as if you were a person living in the early 19th century segregated south. Give specific examples in your paper of racial segregation. Make your reader feel the emotions and burdens of the troubled times.
You will make a slide show presentation on racial segregation and the Jim Crow Laws. You may chose to research: