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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 | 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 | 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 | 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: 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 | 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 | 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 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 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 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
The Atlanta Riot
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The Atlanta Riot

Although a prosperous African-American middle class had emerged in Atlanta by the early 1900s, it was understood by both whites and blacks that Atlanta was a tense and highly segregated ...
Grades 9-12
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Isaiah Montgomery Founds Mound Bayou
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Isaiah Montgomery Founds Mound Bayou

This video from The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow looks at Isaiah T. Montgomery, the political leader and businessman ...
Grades 9-12
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Walter White v W.E.B. Du Bois
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Walter White v W.E.B. Du Bois

In an effort to respond to the economic crisis of the Depression, President Roosevelt, to the dismay of the NAACP ...
Grades 7-12
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