What role do Jim Crow, immigration and whiteness play in the construction of race in the post civ...

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What role do Jim Crow, immigration and whiteness play in the construction of race in the post civil war period? by Mind Map: What role do Jim Crow, immigration and whiteness play in the construction of race in the post civil war period?

1. Jim Crow Law

1.1. What was Jim Crow - African American were relegated to second - class citizen.

1.2. Whites were superior over blacks in every aspect, which includes, intelligent and morality.

1.3. Jim Crow's etiquette for example, blacks cannot shake hands with white.

2. Wars Against Races

2.1. There was also non-violent protesting: Rosa Parks, Sit Ins by college students, marches like Selma, etc.

2.2. Plessy vs. Ferguson case, case ending with the courts stating segregations didn't conflict with 14th amendment there is separation but still equal.

3. Territory gained in War by the U.S (Spanish War and Mexican-American War)

3.1. As a result the U.S won victory over Spain , that ended the Spanish colonial rule and gained territory by the U.S

3.2. The Mexican-American War was as well a victory that the United States was able to pull off and gain territory access of Texas and other future states. The Mexican-American War was as well a victory that the United States was able to pull off and gain territory access of Texas and other future states

4. Diversifying Government

4.1. Reconstruction created a political house where blacks began to be involved and have there voice.