Register for "Jim Crow"

March 5, 2020

What was Jim Crowe, as a legal and social entity? From where did these ideas and laws originate, and why were they created? How did they shape politics and race relations in the “reconstructed” South, and what impact did they have on political, society, and demographics in America at large? Study these questions and others through a selection of primary documents, with special consideration of the 1921 race riot in Tulsa, OK.


Teaching American History
"It gave me a better understanding of the Founders’ views. They saw that restricting religious liberty is not only wrong; it leads to animosity within society. This year, I will begin both my government class and my class on “Law and Modern Society” with George Washington’s Letter to the Hebrew Congregation at Newport." — Sean B.