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key terms
Jim Crow

used to name discriminatory laws
affected whole way of life in South

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key terms
Segregation

legal enforcement of division between races by laws passed by state legislatures

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why did segregation become gradually legalised

southern states passed Jim Crow Laws

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Tenessee segregates rail travel in

1881 (gradually spreads throughout south)

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after 1899 laws segregating

waiting rooms

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first decade of 20th century laws segregating

streetcars (trams)

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although SC would not allow segregation to become law in practice it could happen because

intimidation
refusal to rent/sell to AA

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south able to remove AA political representatives by

intimidation