Plessy V. Ferguson Case of Plessy v. Ferguson is the case talking about the discrimination that happen between the black race and white race. It starts from Plessy a person who have mix race (not naturally white and not naturally black). Plessy think that in US they abolish the segregation happen in their country but unfortunately people in US still discriminate people base on the race that they have. To check the US especially Lousiana law, he try to buy railway first class ticket which is this ticket is only use for white people only. Since Pressy is mix race so Lousiana citizen think that he is one of black race not white race then he suppose to sit base on the black railway coach not in the first class railway coach.
Furthermore, she was not only concerned about the whites’ racial prejudice but also did not stand for racism in the North. Frederick Douglass once said Abraham Lincoln was the first person who treated his equally. Lincoln’s and Douglass’s views differed from Davis’s because they did not consider the slaves
We the Americans treated the Native Americans as if they were animals. Others might says that they were in our land or that we wanted it because the gold there was our gold not their gold. Truth is they did not want it for the gold they wanted it because that is where there ancestors died and are buried there. They were living there so we can 't just tell people that they can not live somewhere and rip them out of their land and
Booth thought slaves should not get freedom , and freeing them would ruin the south forever. But Lincoln disagreed , because he thought it was morally wrong. Although he thought it was wrong , Lincoln didn’t believe that blacks should have the same equality as whites. Lincoln’s views of black political and social rights became clear when Senate Stephen Douglas , accused him for supporting “ Negro Equality”. He then went to say he only approved blacks the right to vote , the right to serve on juries , and to hold office and intermarry with whites.
He believed that things would never truly be equal due to the color line, or as he referred to it, “the veil”. Despite American’s efforts to assist slaves in the transition to a free black American citizen, they just did not feel accepted. The Freedmen’s Bureau was set up in hopes that this would ease the transition but it didn’t help. This relates back to “the veil” the Du Bois refers to. The veil represents the African American’s feelings of inequality and inability to mesh with the white American citizens.
Supreme Court that argued against Plessy in the “Plessy V. Ferguson” case explained that their interpretation of the 14th amendment was that all citizens should be legally equal, but not necessarily socially equal. The court said that, “The object of the amendment was undoubtedly to enforce the absolute equality of the two races before the law, but, in the nature of things, it could not have been intended… to enforce social equality.” In the “Plessy V. Ferguson” case, the court decided to segregate the train cars because it would make them separate but equal and have legal equality, but it doesn't have to have social equality. The 13th amendment explains that all slaves are free, and the court's decision on the railroad law makes it seem as if the court is trying to put more of a badge of servitude on the blacks by separating them from the blacks. The 13 amendment abolished slavery and said that all slaves are free and are made citizens.
If there was no such thing as equality then no race would be equal to another. Also everyone would be treated different and be discriminated by a certain group of race. Not having equality would change the country because there would be no way of life because a certain group would think something is right while another group would disagree with the group's beliefs. This would change history because the leaders would have not say or take action for what they believe in. People in history would have adapted to the way of living and would not have change a thing and it would continue into modern day.
I think Justice‘s Harlan‘s predictions that because of the court‘s ruling, society would come to the belief that the two races were not created equal, did come to pass. After the court rejected Plisse‘s argument, more segregation did happen in many areas. The ruling did impact the country in that it allowed segregation to exist in business and public places furthering the idea that one race was inferior to the other. I think the rest of the court ignored his warnings because they didn‘t think prejudice should be regulated by the law. They didn‘t believe that forcing the two races to exist together would overcome racial prejudices and that the 14h Amendment was not created with that intention.
This could be one of the reasons why they don’t want to get along with African American people. African American people shouldn’t be separated from others. They treat badly to people of African descent, because the white think there so much better. As Atticus sates “you know, t’s funny thing about Braxton, said Atticus, he despires Negroes, won’t have one near him” (156). This evidence proves that the character Braxton has been
The Cold War is a very significant event, and perhaps one of the most important throughout US history. The Cold War shaped American in many aspects like, foreign policy, political ideology (ism’s), economy, the presidency, and lives of American’s. According to APA, (American Psychological Association) the Cold War was, “intense economic, political, military, and ideological rivalry between nations, short of military conflict; sustained hostile political policies and an atmosphere of strain between opposed countries.” The Cold War on foreign policy had to step up against the Soviet Union, the strategy they implemented was called “containment”. Containment was a policy used by the US using strategies to prevent the spread of communism overseas
The Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution was ratified on July 9, 1868. It granted citizenship to all persons, born or naturalized in the United States. It forbids states from denying any person "life, liberty, or property, without due process of the law" or to "deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws." An example of Supreme Court Case involving the Fourteenth Amendment is Plessy v. Ferguson. Homer Adolph Plessy was a successful Louisiana businessman.
The Gilded age was a period of time, from 1865-1901 after the Civil War, when the economy switched from agricultural to industrial. During this age two famous American cases each set premises for the future. Plessy vs. Ferguson was a case in 19th century America that challenged the 13th and 14th Amendments. Louisana just passed the Separate Car Act of 1890 which stated that trains had to provide separate but equal accommodations for passengers. Homer Plessy who was 1/8th black bought a ticket for the white only section on the train to challenge this act.