Plessy Vs. Ferguson Case Study

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Plessy Vs. Ferguson was a case that was prime in southern U.S history it gave the south the okay to make ‘Separate But Equal” laws. In this case their was a man by the name of Homer Plessy who was getting on a train and he refused to sit in the segregated area with the blacks because he felt like he was white. Plessy took his case to the supreme court and said that they denied him is thirteen and fourteenth amendments right. Back then they thought that they could count how much black blood you had in you This case was very important because this fought Louisiana Separate Car Act Of 1890 but at the end the supreme court ruled that it was constitutional for them to deny him his right and that it allowed it states legally establish the “separate