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Race Relation 19551968 Unit To what extent did racial inequality exist in the USA in the 1950’s?


Connection • What do we mean by • To what extent – Use of language


Where did inequality begin? 17th and 18th Centuries


• 1863 – Slavery ended in the US • 1866 – Formation of the KKK • 1876-1965 • The Jim Crow Laws (see page 136/137)


Demonstration Summarise in your own words

• What the Jim Crow laws were and how the laws would influence the lives of black Americans. • Who the KKK were and an overview of their power. Refer to events in; • 1910 • 1951-52 • 1958 – Battle of Hayes Pond


Review/Evaluate The Jim Crow laws

• http://www.youtube.co m/watch?v=gTXrsKb0UkI &feature=related


Attitudes to race