Jim Crow Laws

Program Information

Series: Virginia Pathways
Program: Civil Rights: Part 2
Segment Number: 2 (Watch entire program)
Duration: 00:02:18
Year Produced: 2000

Named after a derogatory character in many minstrel shows, Jim Crow Laws were designed to keep the races from integrating.

Civil Rights: Part 2 explores Civil Rights in Virginia, focusing primarily on post Reconstruction through modern times.

Virginia Pathways is an educational video series with print and web materials, produced in association with the Virginia History Production Consortium. The series is dictated by the fourth grade Virginia History Standards of Learning . Designed for use in the classroom, each episode reflects the experiences of a group of 9 to 11 year old children.