U.S. History

The Strange Career of Jim Crow, by C. Vann Woodward
In 4-5 pages (double-spaced, 12-point Times New Roman font), address the following questions: According
to Woodward, what was the status of Jim Crow and race relations more generally in the two decades or so
following World War |? What developments combined to bring on the “Second Reconstruction” and,
ultimately, the demise of Jim Crow? Finally, Woodward argues that the foundations of the “Second
Reconstruction” began to crumble during the 1960s. What does he mean here, and why is he so troubled
by the changing nature of race relations during this decade?