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To Kill a Mockingbird: Jim Crow Laws

 II. WEBQUEST: To Kill A Mockingbird Part II: Jim Crow Laws (LIBRARY)


1. Go to: http://spartacus-educational.com/USAjimcrow.htm

a. Read the information on this page and write a brief summary (3-5 sentences) of what you learned. (5 points)

b. Explore three of the numbered stories found on this website. Record the names of the

links (i.e. James Peck), and for each link, write two or three sentences to summarize what you learned. (5 points)

2. Take a look at the links listed below and pursue one that most interests you.

Take notes on the important aspects of your article. (10 points)

a. http://www.pbs.org/wnet/jimcrow/stories.html

From the 1880s until the 1960s, a majority of American states enforced segregation

through "Jim Crow" laws (named after a black character in minstrel shows).

b. http://academic.udayton.edu/race/02rights/jcrow02.htm

Scroll down on this site to see the examples of Jim Crow laws.

c. http://www.ferris.edu/news/jimcrow/menu.htm

This site promotes the Jim Crow Museum from Ferris State University in Michigan.