1900 Race riot in New Orleans is sparked by a shoot-out between the police and a negro laborer.
Twenty thousand people are drawn into the riot that lasted four days.
Penalty: Passengers or conductors not complying could receive a fine of or imprisonment up to 30 days. (Jim Crow History.org) South Carolina – Railroads [Statute] Amended 1900 law stating that railroads were required to furnish separate apartments for white and colored passengers only on passenger trains, not on freight trains.
No child of either race to be permitted to attend a school of the other race. (Brown and Stentiford, 598) Between 19, the California state government enacted laws that created segregated communities for “Asian Americans.” (Brown and Stentiford, 49) 1902 Thomas Dixon, Jr.
White of North Carolina fails in his reelection bid.
Negroes would not serve again in Congress until 1929.
(Jim Crow History.org) Assassination of President Mc Kinley. publishes his response to Harriet Beecher Stowe, , a best-selling novel which introduces readers to the Negro Problem and trauma that the North inflicted upon the South during Reconstruction. It pronounces that the “problem of the twentieth century is the problem of the color line.” (Brown and Stentiford, xxv) Florida – Miscegenation [Statute] Intermarriage with a Negro, mulatto, or any person with one-eighth Negro blood shall be punished.
(Brown and Stentiford, 237) Louisiana – Streetcars [Statute] All streetcars must provide separate but equal accommodations. Penalty: Imprisonment up to ten years or a fine not more than $1,000.
(Brown and Stentiford, xxiv) Race riot in New York City.(Brown and Stentiford, 128) South Carolina – Railroads [Statute] Amended the act of 1898, repealing section six.Passengers who refused to sit in their assigned car were guilty of a misdemeanor and could be fined from to 0.(Jim Crow History.org) 1901-1909, Theodore Roosevelt Administration 1901 Congress becomes resegregated when George H.The new law stated that railroads were not required to have second-class coaches.Penalty: Employees violating the law faced misdemeanor charges punishable by a fine between and 0.