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Jim crow laws by Mind Map: Jim crow laws

1. who is Jim crow

1.1. Jim crow laws are state and local laws that enforced racial segregation in the southern united states

1.2. 'Jim crow' was diverse slang term for 'black men' it came to mean any state law passed in the south that established different rules for blacks and whites.

2. the five states that were in effect of the Jim crow laws

2.1. Florida

2.2. Mississippi

2.3. New Mexico

2.4. Alabama

2.5. Goergia

3. what are Jim crow laws?

3.1. marriage

3.1.1. whites and blacks marriage was prohibited

3.1.2. nursing

3.1.2.1. no person or corporation shall require white female nurses to nurse in wards or rooms or hospitals,either public or private,where black men are placed

3.1.2.2. burial

3.1.2.2.1. the officer in charge shall not bury,or allow to be bury,any colored person upon ground set apart or used for the burial of white persons.

4. how has the Jim crow laws affect today's society?

4.1. Jim crow laws primarily affected African-Americans in the western and Midwest states they also categorically discriminated against Asian- Americans and Indians.

5. the Jim crow laws occurred in the late 19th century and early 20th century

6. why did Jim crow laws begin?

6.1. the Jim crow laws began because people were and still are racist to other people with different skin types

7. the significance of the Jim crow laws

7.1. the Jim crow laws legalized segregation between blacks and whites.In theory, it was to create "separate but equal" treatment, but in practice Jim Crow Laws condemned black citizens to inferior treatment and facilities.