Plessy V Ferguson

Author: Williamjames Hoffer
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A concise readable summary and guide to Plessy v. Ferguson (1896), one of the Supreme Court's most famous and controversial decisions--one that offered legal cover for the practice of segregation for nearly six decades.

The Rise Of The Jim Crow Era

Author: Maria Hussey
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Artifacts From Modern America

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White Teachers Black Students

Author: Mack T. Hines III
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The Southern Historian

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... so Landmark Law Cases and American Society Peter Charles Hoffer and
N.E.H. Hull. series editors Plessy v. Ferguson Race and Inequality in Jim Crow
America Williamjames Hull Hoffer “Hoffers treatment of the case's primary
antagonists, its New Orleans setting, and its reception into U.S. law is exemplary.”
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Race In Society

Author: Margaret L. Andersen, Professor
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Segregated schools were deemed lawful by the U.S. Supreme Court in the 1896
decision Plessy v. Ferguson. The decision enshrined the principle of “separate
but equal” into U.S. constitutional law. Homer Plessy was a mixed-race man, ...
taking his case to the U.S. Supreme Court. But in 1896 the Supreme Court ruled
that “separate but equal” was constitutional in all public facilities, schools
included. Plessy v. Ferguson ushered in the infamous period of Jim Crow
segregation, ...

Gentlemen Bankers

Author: Susie J. Pak
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Ferguson.135 Best known for establishing the separate but equal doctrine that
served as the foundation for Jim Crow, Plessy v. Ferguson was also a landmark
case on the right to property and the right to privacy. It stated that while the
Fourteenth Amendment prevented states from discriminating against its citizens,
the amendment's jurisdiction did not extend to the actions of private individuals“)6
The court's decision was intimately tied to its understanding of racial inequality. It
assumed ...

Encyclopedia Of Race Ethnicity And Society

Author: Richard T. Schaefer
Publisher: SAGE Publications
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Arguably one of the most significant cases in the 20th century, Oliver L. Brown et
al. v. the Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas (1954) marked a judicial turning
point in America. ... the notion of “separate but equal” in education, it became a
landmark case. The decision stretched beyond education and served as a
catalyst for the Civil Rights Movement. Indeed, Brown became the platform on
which civil and human rights initiations would burgeon. The impact on U.S.
society in ...

Social Research In The Judicial Process

Author: Wallace D. Loh
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Over the next dozen years, the activist Warren Court in case after case struck
down racial inequality in virtually every realm of American society. Brown was ...
A few months after the implementation decree, the Montgomery, Alabama,
boycott to protest Jim Crow in public transportation was begun by the Reverend
Martin Luther King, Jr. One year later, the Supreme Court struck down
segregation in buses (Gayle v. Browder, 1956), interring Plessy v. Ferguson (
1896) at long last. In 1960 ...

Congressional Record V 147 Pt 9 June 26 2001 To July 16 2001

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Number one, it was the beginning of the end of racial segregation authorized by
law in this country. ... Number three, it overturned a previous United States
Supreme Court decision of 1896, Plessy v. Ferguson. The Plessy decision gave
us the infamous doctrine of separate but equal, a legal fiction as we know now. It
defended the sovereign power of ... Her commitment to human rights has led to
her travels across America sharing the lessons of this and other landmark civil
rights cases.