The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow
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The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow

The landmark four-part series The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow explores segregation from the end of the civil war ...

The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow | For Teachers
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The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow | For Teachers

Named after a popular 19th-century minstrel song that stereotyped African Americans, "Jim Crow" came to personify the system of government-sanctioned ...
Grades 9-12
The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow | Jim Crow Stories
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The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow | Jim Crow Stories

Various individuals, organizations, and events played key roles in shaping the history books; equally important are the experiences of those ...
Grades 9-12
The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow | Interactive Maps
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The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow | Interactive Maps

Browse a series of maps that include details on the Jim Crow Laws passed after Reconstruction, historic information on the ...
Grades 9-12
The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow | A National Struggle
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The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow | A National Struggle

Racial inequality was not unique to the South. It was the norm across the nation ...
Grades 9-12
The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow | Tools and Activities: Jim Crow Quiz
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The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow | Tools and Activities: Jim Crow ...

In which states were blacks the majority population until 1930? Find out!
Grades 9-12
The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow | Tools and Activities: Racial Realities
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The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow | Tools and Activities: Racial Realities

Examine some of the highly complex unwritten practices that predominated during the Jim Crow era ...
Grades 9-12
The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow | Activities: The Geography of Jim Crow
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The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow | Activities: The Geography of Jim ...

In this online activity, students will locate statistical information related to THE RISE AND FALL ...
Grades 9-12
The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow | Tools and Activities: Ways of Seeing
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The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow | Tools and Activities: Ways of ...

Sometimes a picture says even more than a thousand words.
Grades 9-12
The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow | Lesson Plan 1: The Economics of Jim Crow
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The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow | Lesson Plan 1: The Economics ...

Named after a popular 19th-century minstrel song that stereotyped African Americans, "Jim Crow" came to ...
Grades 9-12
The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow | Activities: Living with Jim Crow
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The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow | Activities: Living with Jim Crow

This lesson examines the way in which history can be understood through the stories of ...
Grades 9-12
The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow | Tools and Activities: Voting Then, Voting Now
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The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow | Tools and Activities: Voting Then ...

What was the voting experience like for African Americans in the Jim Crow era? Is ...
Grades 9-12
The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow | Lesson Plan 4: The Jim Crow Years, People Who Made a Difference
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The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow | Lesson Plan 4: The Jim ...

Named after a popular 19th-century minstrel song that stereotyped African Americans, "Jim Crow" came to ...
Grades 7-8
The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow | Lesson Plan 3: Building African American Communities During Jim Crow
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The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow | Lesson Plan 3: Building African ...

Named after a popular 19th-century minstrel song that stereotyped African Americans, "Jim Crow" came to ...
Grades 9-12
The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow |  Lesson Plan 2: Fighting Jim Crow in the Schools
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The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow | Lesson Plan 2: Fighting Jim ...

Named after a popular 19th-century minstrel song that stereotyped African Americans, "Jim Crow" came to ...
Grades 7-8
The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow | Lesson Plan 5: The African American Press During the Jim Crow Era
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The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow | Lesson Plan 5: The African ...

Named after a popular 19th-century minstrel song that stereotyped African Americans, "Jim Crow" came to ...
Grades 6-8
The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow | Lesson Plan 7:  Understanding Lynching During the Era of Jim Crow
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The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow | Lesson Plan 7: Understanding Lynching ...

Named after a popular 19th-century minstrel song that stereotyped African Americans, "Jim Crow" came to ...
Grades 9-12
The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow | Lesson Plan 6: The Law and Politics of Jim Crow
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The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow | Lesson Plan 6: The Law ...

Named after a popular 19th-century minstrel song that stereotyped African Americans, "Jim Crow" came to ...
Grades 9-12
Blacks and Whites in the New South
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Blacks and Whites in the New South

The years immediately following the Civil War were rife with change for both whites and blacks in the new South ...
Grades 9-12
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Charles Hamilton Houston and His Legal Challenge Against Jim Crow
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Charles Hamilton Houston and His Legal Challenge Against Jim Crow

This video segment from The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow begins by discussing Walter ...
Grades 9-12
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Edisto Island
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Edisto Island

In the turbulent years following the Civil War, freedmen and women knew that in order to survive and become truly independent, they needed land. The Freedmen’s Bureau also regarded ...
Grades 9-12
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