Jim Crow Era (1876 - 1954): Laws and Policies affecting African Americans
|1879||Naturalization Act for person of African Origin|
|1883||Nullification of Civil Rights Act of 1875|
|1890||Morrill Act (2nd)|
|1896||Plessey v. Ferguson (Supreme Court Rule that "separate but equal" facilities was constitutional|
|1915||Supreme Court declared restrictive residential ordinances in Louisville Kentucky illegal|
|1921||Immigration Act (Johnson Act)|
|1924||Immigration Act (Johnson-Reed Act)|
Race, Racism and the Law
Vernellia R. Randall
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