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The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow A Century of Segregation
Jim Crow Stories
A National Struggle
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ACTIVITY ONE: Living with Jim crow
THE RISE AND FALL OF JIM CROW tells the history of Jim Crow through the lives of individuals who suffered from and sometimes triumphed over their circumstances. In the documentary, individual experiences are used to tell the history of a people. This lesson examines the way in which history can be understood through the stories of individuals, stories that are specific to each individual and yet recount a larger historical narrative. find out more

ACTIVITY TWO: The Geography of Jim Crow
The U.S. Constitution requires that a national census be taken every ten years; U.S. census takers have done so since 1790. Historians have found census data to be an extremely important resource for identifying population shifts and trends.

In this online activity, students will locate statistical information related to THE RISE AND FALL OF JIM CROW using census data from the United States Historical Census Data Browser. find out more

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Intergenerational Discussion Guide
presents ideas and facts on the Jim Crow era.
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