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Historical Perspective of "To Kill a Mockingbird": Jim Crow Laws

8th Grade Human Rights Novel Study. Getting a historical perspective.

What is Jim Crow?

Jim Crow refers to practices, institutions, or laws that discriminated against African Americans. The term came into common use in the 1880's. At that time, racial segregation (separation) was legal in many parts of the southern United States. The term originally referred to a black character........

Hornsby, Alton, Jr. "Jim Crow." World Book Student, World Book, 2018, Accessed 22 Mar. 2018.

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