Dred Scott Vs. Ferguson, Plessy V. Virginia

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Civil Rights Helps Americans The 13th and 14th amendments abolished, "Slavery and declared all persons born in the United States to be citizens of the United States". Supreme Court had make many important decisions have impact civil rights. Those decisions had change the laws and rights of people. Therefore, many decisions Supreme Court made have impact in civil rights: the case of Dred Scott v. Sanford, Plessy v. Ferguson, Loving v. Virginia. Firstly, the case of Dred Scott v. Sanford involved slaves having too many rights. A slave named Dred Scott and his wife Harriet were sued for having their freedom in a St. Louis city court. The Court opinion stated slaves are not U.S citizens. In a result, they were forced to return to slave state…show more content…
Ferguson involved separate white and colored people 's accommodations. In other words, the law separate white people and colored people, colored people have to go to different restaurants, parks, and workplace from white people. Then, a civil act of the 1950s and 1960s changed this law, and helped colored people have equal right as white people. This act guarantee citizens have the same rights, no matter what their race is.(Plessy vs. Ferguson) Equally important, the case of Loving v. Virginia, this case involved interracial marriage. A law in Virginia against interracial marriages. In result, People were strictly punish, immediately after find out people try to against it. Though, this law was violated the central meaning of the Equal Protection Clause. After many experiences of the cases against this law, the law was banned. This law was banned and made people equal .(Loving vs. Virginia) To sum up, many Supreme Court 's decisions have impact in civil rights: the case of Dred Scott v. Sanford, Plessy v. Ferguson, Loving v. Virginia. The case of Dred Scott v. Sanford, change the law of U.S citizens. Plessy v. Ferguson, changed the rights of colored people. Loving v. Virginia, Was one act to help interracial

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