“To Kill a Mockingbird”/ Historical Context WebQuest *Answer Key* Mrs. Ragsdale . Westmoore High School. Website #1 - Jim Crow Laws. 1. What were Jim Crow laws, and how long were they legally enforced? *A racial caste system, black codes, treating whites as superior to blacks; from 1877-mid 1960s 2. List an example of a Jim Crow law. *Any laws that excluded blacks from public transport and ...