Jim Crow Laws Research Paper

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Conditions that led to ‘Jim Crow’ laws In the beginning of Reconstruction African Americans were finally on the up and up. All good things have to come to an end and when it did it totally derailed the movement upwards for African Americans. During Reconstruction African Americans were almost level with whites, but by the end African Americans almost end up with the same conditions as slavery. These same conditions of slavery just had another name for it, which they were called ‘Jim Crow’ laws. The reason ‘Jim Crow’ laws came into the American South was because of the deteriorating job prospects for blacks, elimination of black voting, and the decline of black politics. The labor market for African Americans was rigidly divided. Black men

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