Interest: Plessy vs Ferguson was upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court in 1896, and resulted in the creation of the "seperate but equal" accommodations to be created for both whites and blacks. This led to an increase in segregation and the beginning of the Jim Crow period.

The Supreme Court case, Plessy vs. Ferguson, stated that being separate but equal was okay. which isn't and this is very positive on soicety .

Plessy v. Ferguson Primary Source Worksheet teaches students about one of the worst Supreme Court decisions in history, forcing African Americans to live with Jim Crow laws for the following 50 years. Students are guided through the case while examining excerpts of the Supreme Court decision. This can be used in class or as homework as it’s a completely stand alone assignment. This is also perfect for substitute teacher plans. And of course, a key is included.

Plessy v. Ferguson Primary Source Activity

Plessy v. Ferguson Primary Source Worksheet teaches students about one of the worst Supreme Court decisions in history, forcing African Americans to live with

June 7, 1892: Homer Plessy is arrested for refusing to leave his seat in the “whites-only” car of a train; he would lose the resulting court case, Plessy v. Ferguson. Homer Plessy was the plaintiff in the United States Supreme Court decision in Plessy v. Ferguson. Arrested, tried and convicted in Ne...June 7, 1892: Homer Plessy is arrested for refusing to leave his seat in the “whites-only” car of a train; he would lose the resulting court case, Plessy v. Ferguson. Homer Plessy was the…

June 7, 1892: Homer Plessy is arrested for refusing to leave his seat in the “whites-only” car of a train; he would lose the resulting court case, Plessy v. Ferguson. Homer Plessy was the plaintiff in the United States Supreme Court decision in Plessy v. Ferguson. Arrested, tried and convicted in Ne...June 7, 1892: Homer Plessy is arrested for refusing to leave his seat in the “whites-only” car of a train; he would lose the resulting court case, Plessy v. Ferguson. Homer Plessy was the…

On June 7, 1892 Homer Plessy bought a first class ticket and boarded a "whites only" car of the East Louisiana Railroad in New Orleans. This was a test case organized by the Comite de Citoyens, with Plessy being chosen for "being white enough to gain access to the train and black enough to be arrested for doing so." After four years in court it ended in the landmark Plessy v Ferguson decision of 1896 upholding the constitutionality of "separate but equal" facilities. #TodayInBlackHistory

Marker placed at Press and Royal Streets on February 2009 commemorating the arrest of Homer Plessy on June 1892 for violating the Louisiana 1890 Separate Car Act.

john marshall harlan - The only Supreme Court Justice to dissent on the infamous Plessy v. Ferguson decision.

My Cousin, SCOTUS Justice John Marshall Harlan, known as "The Great Dissenter" for his solo dissent in Plessy vs. He is my fourth cousin, six generations removed.

Mary McLeod Bethune -- founder of and sole woman in FDR's Black Cabinet, defender of women's rights, education, and health care for the poor.  After the overturn of Plessy v. Ferguson she said, "There can be no divided democracy, no class government, no half-free county, under the constitution. Therefore, there can be no discrimination, no segregation, no separation of some citizens from the rights which belong to all."

mary mcleod bethune - Bing Images Mary McLeod Bethune was an extraordinary educator, civil rights leader, and government official who founded the National Council of Negro Women and Bethune-Cookman College.

Find out more about the history of Plessy v. Ferguson, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com

Find out more about the history of Plessy v. Ferguson, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com

Plessy v Ferguson • 1896 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plessy_v._Ferguson

Plessy v Ferguson • 1896 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plessy_v._Ferguson

Linda Brown was the "Brown" in the 1954 Supreme Court case known as Brown vs. Board of Education. The Court reversed the 1897 Plessy vs. Ferguson decision and held that "separate educational facilities are inherently unequal."

Board of Education, Linda Brown of Topeka was in the third grade when her father filed a class action suit. This was a landmark decision of the US Supreme Court declaring separate public schools for black/white students unconstitutional.

We as Freemen: Plessy v. Ferguson

We as Freemen: Plessy v. Ferguson

Homer Plessy (born March 17, 1862) was the plaintiff in the landmark case Plessy v. Ferguson after being arrested for attempting to ride in a "whites only" railroad car. The 7-1 Supreme Court decision upheld segregation using the term "separate but equal".

Homer Plessy (March 1862 - March was the plaintiff in the landmark case Plessy v. Ferguson after being arrested for attempting to ride in a "whites only" railroad car. The Supreme Court decision upheld segregation using the term "separate but equal".

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