Plessy Vs Ferguson Case Study

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In Plessy v. Ferguson (1896), the Supreme Court considered the constitutionality of a Louisiana law passed in 1890 "providing for separate railway carriages for the white and colored races." The law, which required that all passenger railways provide separate cars for blacks and whites, stipulated that the cars be equal in facilities, banned whites from sitting in black cars and blacks in white cars (with exception to "nurses attending children of the other race"), and penalized passengers or railway employees for violating its terms (McBride, A. (n.d.)).
Homer Plessy, was seven-eighths white and one-eighth black, and had the appearance of a white man. He purchases a ticket to sit in the white section of the train but shortly after was arrested for going against the 1890 law of segregation of blacks and whites. Plessy brought a court case against the judge Ferguson that the 1890
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I feel the courts was that precise because they knew that Caucasian would not violate a law they put in place to keep segregation occurring.
3. The result: Plessy v. Ferguson gave a "constitutional nod" to racial segregation in public places, foreclosing legal challenges against increasingly-segregated institutions throughout the South.

Side Note: Until Brown v. Board of Education (1954), the "separate but equal" doctrine was overturned when a unanimous Supreme Court ruled that segregating children by race in public schools was "inherently unequal" and violated the Fourteenth Amendment. Brown was a landmark for the civil rights movement (1955-68),

The Plessy v. Ferguson case is the example I gave earlier about Dred Scott, if a decision is not setting legal precedent it gives future justices no stand point on cases. In which will leave political/ social spaces to do whatever they please. It took Brown v. BOE to finally see that separate but equal was not moral