Two Major Court Cases in African-American History Essay by The Research Group

Two Major Court Cases in African-American History
A discussion of "Plessy vs. Ferguson" and "Brown vs. Board of Education."
# 73009 | 1,575 words | 5 sources | MLA | 2004 | US


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This paper is a discussion of "Plessy vs. Ferguson" and "Brown vs. Board of Education" on their impact on African-American, as well as a discussion on Reconstruction and the Freedmen's Bureau for their impact on African-Americans. The paper also includes a brief discussion on African American education and its impact on Blacks is also provided.

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"The United States Supreme Court has been an instrumental American institution in the struggle for freedom and civil rights for African-Americans. However social change is often slow with advances in civil rights moving ahead in small steps rather than large strides. Two landmark Supreme Court decisions that illustrate this process were handed down nearly six decades apart. "Plessy vs. Ferguson" and "Brown vs. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas." "Plessy vs. Ferguson" is generally viewed as legitimizing segregation by affirming the 'separate but equal' doctrine."

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