Plessy V Ferguson

Author: Williamjames Hoffer
Publisher: Landmark Law Cases & American
ISBN: 9780700618477
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A concise readable summary and guide to Plessy v. Ferguson (1896), one of the Supreme Court's most famous and controversial decisions--one that offered legal cover for the practice of segregation for nearly six decades.

The Rise Of The Jim Crow Era

Author: Maria Hussey
Publisher: Encyclopaedia Britannica
ISBN: 1680480448
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Reynolds Publishing, 2010. Hoffer, Williamjames Hull. Plessy v. Ferguson: Race
and Inequality in Jim Crow America (Landmark Law Cases and American Society
). Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 2012. Jones, Angela. African
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Plessy V Ferguson

Author: David Cates
Publisher: ABDO
ISBN: 1614789673
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The US Supreme Court is the head of the judicial branch of the federal government.

The Woman Who Dared To Vote

Author: N. E. H. Hull
ISBN: 9780700618484
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The first book-length account of the most important trial in the history of the movement to secure the vote for women.

The Southern Historian

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... so Landmark Law Cases and American Society Peter Charles Hoffer and
N.E.H. Hull. series editors Plessy v. Ferguson Race and Inequality in Jim Crow
America Williamjames Hull Hoffer “Hoffers treatment of the case's primary
antagonists, its New Orleans setting, and its reception into U.S. law is exemplary.”
—Mark V. Tushnet, author of Why the Constitution Matters 224 pages, Cloth
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Plessy V Ferguson

Author: Brook Thomas
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780312137434
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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.

On Political Equality

Author: Robert Alan Dahl
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 9780300133745
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In this book, the eminent psychoanalyst Leonard Shengold looks at why some people are resistant to change, even when it seems to promise a change for the better.

From Jim Crow To Civil Rights

Author: Michael J. Klarman
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0195310187
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In this account of the history of constitutional law concerning race, legal scholar Michael Klarman details the ways in which Supreme Court decisions have had consequences for race relations in America.--From publisher description

Slavery By Another Name

Author: Douglas A. Blackmon
Publisher: Icon Books
ISBN: 1848314132
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By turns moving, sobering and shocking, this unprecedented account reveals these stories, the companies that profited the most from neoslavery, and the insidious legacy of racism that reverberates today.

Gentlemen Bankers

Author: Susie J. Pak
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674075579
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Ferguson.135 Best known for establishing the separate but equal doctrine that
served as the foundation for Jim Crow, Plessy v. Ferguson was also a landmark
case on the right to property and the right to privacy. It stated that while the
Fourteenth Amendment prevented states from discriminating against its citizens,
the amendment's jurisdiction did not extend to the actions of private individuals“)6
The court's decision was intimately tied to its understanding of racial inequality. It
assumed ...