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Jim Crow was the name of the racial caste system which operated primarily. Jim Crow was more than a series of rigid anti-Black laws. It was a way of life. Under Jim Crow, African Americanswere relegated to the status of second class citizens. Jim Crow represented the legitimization of anti-Black racism. Many Christian ministers and theologians taught that Whites were the Chosenpeople, Blacks were cursed to be servants, and God supported racial segregation.

Abraham Lincoln was born in thousand eight hundred nine (1809) to Washington. He is the sixteenthPresident of the United States. He was elected to two terms of four years. It is the first Republican President of the country's history. His name is associated with the American civil war and theabolition of slavery. He died assassinated as a result of a conspiracy from supporters Confederate early in his second term.

Martin Luther king was born in thousand nine hundred andtwenty nine (1929) .Son and grandson of Pastor Martin Luther King became one of the greatest advocates of this century peace and human rights. Very quickly, it will fight in favor of the integration ofblacks in American society. The action begins in thousand nine hundred and fifty-five (1955).

Homer Plessy was born in thousand eight hundred sixty three (1863) and he was theAmerican plaintiff in the United States Supreme Court decision. Arrested, tried and convicted of a violation of one of Louisiana's racial segregation laws, he appealed to the Supreme Court, and lost. Theresulting of the decision against him had wide consequences for civil rights in the United States.

Thurgood Marshall was born in 2 July thousand nine hundred eight (1908) inBaltimore, he was an American jurist. It is the first black to be served, the Supreme Court of the United States. He scored his passage by positions progressive, in particular in its field preferred,...