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36 results for “"the rise and fall of jim crow"”
  1. The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow
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    The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow

    Learn about the period in United States history from the end of the civil war to the dawn of the civil rights movement, known as ...

  2. Pap Singleton: To Kansas!
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    Pap Singleton: To Kansas!

    In this video from The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow, former slave Benjamin “Pap” Singleton leads African Americans out of the South to Kansas.

    Grades: 7-12
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  3. Walter White: Reporting the Crime
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    Walter White: Reporting the Crime

    In this segment from The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow, White Walter put his life on the line passing ...

    Grades: 9-12
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  4. Edisto Island
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    Edisto Island

    In this video segment from The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow, freedmen on Edisto Island receive the news that their land will be taken ...

    Grades: 9-12
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  5. Walter White v W.E.B. Du Bois
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    Walter White v W.E.B. Du Bois

    The philosophical differences between Walter White, General Secretary of the NAACP, and W.E.B. Du Bois, the editor of The Crisis, are highlighted in ...

    Grades: 7-12
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  6. Isaiah Montgomery Founds Mound Bayou
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    Isaiah Montgomery Founds Mound Bayou

    This video from The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow profiles Isaiah Montgomery who, in 1887, established the all-black town ...

    Grades: 9-12
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  7. The Crisis: A Weapon Against Jim Crow
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    The Crisis: A Weapon Against Jim Crow

    Learn about W.E.B. Du Bois’ crusade against American segregation and discrimination in this segment from The Rise and ...

    Grades: 9-12
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  8. The Atlanta Riot
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    The Atlanta Riot

    Learn about the events leading up to the Atlanta Riot of 1906 in this segment from The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow.

    Grades: 9-12
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  9. Blacks and Whites in the New South
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    Blacks and Whites in the New South

    This segment from The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow illustrates the precarious and ill-defined relationships existing between whites and ...

    Grades: 9-12
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  10. Ida B. Wells: A Lifetime of Activism
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    Ida B. Wells: A Lifetime of Activism

    Learn about Ida B. Wells’ life-long fight for African-American civil rights in this segment from The Rise and Fall of ...

    Grades: 9-12
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  11. Ned Cobb: Fighting for the Farmer
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    Ned Cobb: Fighting for the Farmer

    Learn how Ned Cobb, an African American farmer, became president of the Sharecroppers Union in this segment from The Rise ...

    Grades: 9-12
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  12. Charlotte Hawkins Brown
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    Charlotte Hawkins Brown

    Learn about Charlotte Hawkins Brown, founder of an educational institution for young African Americans, in this video segment from The Rise and Fall of Jim ...

    Grades: 9-12
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  13. Who Was Jim Crow?
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    Who Was Jim Crow?

    This video from The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow depicts the popular 19th-century minstrel song that stereotyped African Americans and later came to personify ...

    Grades: 7-12
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  14. Plessy v. Ferguson
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    Plessy v. Ferguson

    In this segment from The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow, discover how in 1896 the Supreme Court, in a landmark case known as Plessy ...

    Grades: 9-12
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  15. Students Strike at Fisk University
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    Students Strike at Fisk University

    This video from The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow features African American students who organized the 1924 strike at ...

    Grades: 7-12
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  16. Reconstruction Brings White Resistance
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    Reconstruction Brings White Resistance

    In this segment from The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow, white Southerners, resentful of Reconstruction, found many ways to ...

    Grades: 9-12
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  17. Lucy Laney
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    Lucy Laney

    Lucy Craft Laney, a former slave who established the first school for black children in Augusta, Georgia, is profiled in this video from The Rise ...

    Grades: 9-12
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  18. The Birth of a Nation
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    The Birth of a Nation

    This video from The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow highlights the 1915 film The Birth of a Nation, directed by D. W. Griffith, which ...

    Grades: 9-12
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