Separate But Equal: The Jim Crow Laws

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The Jim Crow laws claimed to be “Separate but equal”, they were anything but. The laws separated the blacks from the whites. They had separate stores, schools, and even drinking fountains. The Jim Crow laws separated the blacks from the whites, made life harder for the blacks, and when they were separated their stores, restaurants, and other things were not equal.
The Jim Crow laws started in the 1880’s in the southern states. The name Jim Crow came from a man Thomas Dartmouth (Daddy) Rice. He blackened his face and danced to Jump Jim Crow. The laws targeted only the blacks. In the 1960’s the laws came to an end.
To begin with the laws separated the blacks from the whites. Whites would have different stores than blacks. If a black where to
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