The History Of Jim Crow Laws

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“Jim Crow rules limited almost every aspect of African Americans’ lives: where they could live, study, work, play, and worship; how they could travel; and even where they could be jailed or buried” (Rasmussen 3). Segregation is the forced separation of humans from one another; the Jim Crow laws made segregation legal in the states that they were enacted in. In March of 1881, Tennessee passed the first Jim Crow law, it segregated railroad

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