Jim Crow Law Research Paper

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Jim Crow law passed in the late 19th century, kept African Americans, former slaves and their descendants in subordinate positions. The Jim Crow law, in essence, wanted African Americans to know their place and stay in it. The law gave White people the ultimate authority over their well being and lives. The European Jews experienced the same injustices. The most tragic being the Holocaust. The Holocaust was the state-sponsored persecution and annihilation of Jews in Europe by the Nazis. The purpose of the Holocaust was to remove the Jewish people permanently from the European Continent. In Germany, the rights of the Jews gradually were restricted. Jews were prevented from voting, living outside the Jewish ghetto and from owning a business.
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