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Lesson Plan 6: The Law and Politics of Jim Crow
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Prep:

The teacher will need to do the following before beginning this lesson:
View the video THE RISE AND FALL OF JIM CROW.

Review the online materials from the Web link bookmarked below. If necessary, print out and photocopy student copies of the online article.

Media Components

Video Resources:

  • THE RISE AND FALL OF JIM CROW

Computer Resources:

  • Modem: 56.6 Kbps or faster.
  • Browser: Netscape Navigator 4.0 or above or Internet Explorer 4.0 or above. Macintosh computer: System 8.1 or above and at least 32 MB of RAM.
  • Personal computer (Pentium II 350 MHz or Celeron 600 MHz) running Windows® 95 or higher and at least 32 MB of RAM.

Bookmarked sites:

Testimony of Mrs. Selina Wallis, 1883
http://www.yale.edu/glc/archive/1149.htm

Testimony of Mrs. Violet Keeling, 1883
http://www.yale.edu/glc/archive/1150.htm

"New Orleans Mass Meeting, 1888"
http://www.yale.edu/glc/archive/1151.htm

"State Constitution of Louisiana, 1898, Suffrage and Elections"
http://www.yale.edu/glc/archive/1154.htm

"Niagara's Declaration of Principles, 1905"
http://www.yale.edu/glc/archive/1152.htm

"The Tenth Annual Report of the NAACP for the year 1919"
http://www.yale.edu/glc/archive/1153.htm

"An act to prohibit the co-education of the white and colored races…" (Tennessee, 1901)
http://www.yale.edu/glc/archive/1155.htm

"Jim Crow Laws" (Alabama, 1923)
http://www.yale.edu/glc/archive/976.htm

"Jim Crow" Laws (Selected laws from various states)
http://www.nps.gov/malu/documents/jim_crow_laws.htm

 

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