Write a one page summary for each of the court cases, history homework help

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Research and evaluate: Court Cases. Students will be able to research a topic in-depth and critically evaluate both sides of the following Court Cases. Students will be able to use both primary source documents and secondary sources to support a position.Students will know and demonstrate knowledge of the moral, ethical and constitutional issues and impact of the court cases on the society.


a. Read about the following court cases.

Plessy v. Ferguson (1896).

Brown v. Board of Education (1954)

b. List the sequence of events.

c. Write a one page summary for each of the court cases and include briefly the arguments of

the prosecution and the defense in each of the above court cases (you are writing about

the issues of both sides). Add conclusion and your opinion at the end of the report.

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Court Cases

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Court Cases
Plessy v. Ferguson (1896)
The Plessy v. Ferguson (1896) case was extremely significant. In this case, the Supreme
Court upheld the constitutionality of racial segregation laws. The court case was the first to
inquire about the 1868 Equal Protection Clause (Cates & Armstrong, 2013). The clause explains
that the states should not deny people equal protection of the law within their jurisdiction.
Precisely, the Louisiana statute stated that railway firms should provide separate but equal
accommodation for its white and colored races. According to Cates and Armstrong (2013), the
ruling by the Supreme Court gave legal sanction to “Jim Crow” segregation laws. The plaintiff,
in this case, was Home Adolph Plessy (1862-1925). He was prosecuted ...

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