Plessy v. Ferguson: A Brief History with Documents
- Creator:Brook Thomas
- Publisher:Bedford/St. Martin's
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- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
- Number Of Items:1
- Edition:First Edition
- Shipping Weight (lbs):0.5
- Dimensions (in):0.4 x 5.8 x 8.5
- Publication Date:July 15, 1996
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In 1896, The Supreme Court's Plessy v. Ferguson decision made legal a system of "separate but equal" racial segregation not overruled until 1954. Using the full text of the Court's opinion, along with a selection of responses to the ruling, Brook Thomas allows students to re-create a context of the complicated debates and conditions in which the decision took place.
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