The Strange Career of Jim Crow Essay Topics & Writing Assignments

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Essay Topic 1

Choose and describe one of the major cities in the south in the year 1877. Include the social, political, economical and criminal atmospheres. Also discuss the city's culture at that time, including music and other entertainment.

Essay Topic 2

Examine the actions of the federal government during the height of racial violence following the end of the Reconstruction. Compare and contrast those actions with those in other riotous situations such as riots that took place in Los Angeles, Watts, Chicago, Atlanta, and Washington, D.C..

Essay Topic 3

Discuss police involvement in the Old South. How did the police react to racial violence? Were the police true to the law or were their actions biased? If the actions were biased, in what way were they biased and by whom? How could the blacks know if the police were on their side? What might have been done to ensure that...

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