Plessy vs. Ferguson

By: Feyisola and Sabrina

Circumstances

Homer Plessy was 7/8 white and 1/8 black so he sat in a white's only seat and when he refused to move he was arrested under the Jim Crow

Court Case

An Us Supreme Court decision in Plessy vs. Ferguson opened the door for even more Jim Crow laws The decision in Plessy vs. Ferguson made segregation in the law of the land.

7-1 vote

Citations

Text book page 352 in Georgia American Experience

Text book page 249 in Georgia Studies Book

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