Case Of Plessy Vs Ferguson

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The Plessy versus Ferguson case from two different views on equal rights, Plessy thought that treating people equal meant treating them the same. However the courts said that they are giving people the same treatment, but that does not mean it has to be in the same place. The courts said that the states have the power to decide if they are going to separate the colored from the whites. Plessy still believed that treating people equally meant treating them the same. He argued that the railroads were not treating people equally, because he was not allowed to sit with the whites. He believed that the railroad company violated his right to equal treatment under the fourteenth amendment. But Plessy was confused about the tenth and fourteenth amendment.

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