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De Jure Segregation Case Study

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2. What Supreme Court decision and laws ended de jure segregation? How? As the U.S. industrialized and urbanized during the 20th century, a series of social, political, and legal processes and ultimately destroyed Jim Crows segregation. In 1941 President Roosevelt band discrimination in defense-related industries and created the fair employment practices commission. Brown vs Board of Education of Topeka was the single most powerful blow to De Jure segregation. The supreme court ruled that racially separate facilities are unequal and unconstitutional. Civil Rights Act of 1964 banned discrimination on the ground of race, color, religion, and gender this applied to publicly owned facilities and business.
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