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The History of Jim Crow

The History of Jim Crow

This is a companion site to the PBS documentary "The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow," a study of segregation and racial violence from the end of the Civil War to the beginning of the modern civil rights movement. The home page identifies this site as an "educator's site." In addition to a section on the television series, the site contains sections for history, geography, American literature, and teacher's resources. The three content sections include essays on a wide range of topics and links to lesson plans and resources. The teacher's resources section contains lesson plans, simulations, narratives from people who came of age during the Jim Crow era, an image gallery, a Jim Crow encyclopedia, and links to related web sites. The latter web sites were evaluated by teacher and student teams. The many lesson plans were submitted by teachers.


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