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Discriminatory Laws


Which of these BEST describes the immediate effect of the Plessy v. Ferguson decision? States passed segregationist legislation and expanded Jim Crow.
What was the result of the Supreme Court decision in Plessy v. Ferguson? The doctrine of "separate but equal" was allowed to continue.
Which of these is the BEST description of "Jim Crow" laws? They restricted the rights of black Americans.
"Jim Crow" laws created legalized segregation in parts of the American South in through the 1950s. What does the term segregation refer to? keeping races separate
-segregated parks · segregated water fountains · segregated transportation · segregated schools All of these are describing what set of rules found in the South following the Civil War? Jim Crow laws
Which one of these Supreme Court cases had the BIGGEST impact on the beginning of the "Jim Crow" era? Plessy v. Ferguson
The "Civil Rights Movement" of the 1950s and 1960s is MOST associated with which group? African Americans
What was the main purpose of "Jim Crow" laws? to segregate black people and white people.
The purpose of ___ ___ laws were to restrict the rights of African Americans who lived in Southern states. "Jim Crow"
What was the purpose of poll taxes in the late-1800s and early-1900s? to prevent African Americans from voting
Which law HURT African American rights after the Civil War? Jim Crow Laws
Discrimination laws targeting African Americans Forced segregated public places Named after a well known song and dance routine What is being described? Jim Crow Laws
The Supreme Court case of Plessy v. Ferguson allowed "separate but equal" facilities for different races. This created different schools, seating areas, and bathrooms for white people and black people. What is meant by the term "separate but equal"? "segregation"
The term "Jim Crow" is used to describe which of these? segregation of the races
Created by: jdl6945