Jim Crow Laws: Plessy V. Ferguson Case

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The Jim Crow laws are what led up to the Plessy v. Ferguson case. The Jim Crow laws were laws of segregation, racial acts, and discrimination against African Americans. The Supreme court ruled that segregating races was legal. The discrimination and segregation impacted African Americans cruelly. African Americans had to deal with different privilages than whites. Everything the African Americans had to use was labeled "Colored".