Examples Of Separate But Unequal

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For African Americans, it seems like the Civil Rights Movement started to take place around 1945. In perspective of African Americans, the main aspects of the Civil Rights Movement dealt with segregation that took place in many different settings and equal rights that are still questioned as whether they are fair or unfair in many present situations.
Segregation is defined as setting someone or something separately from other things or in this case from other people. After African Americans were free from slavery by the Emancipation Proclamation, they still were treated unfairly and were not held to the expectations of humans simply because the majority population did not see them as human beings, but as something less than human. This kind of social view that was held of
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However, this turned into an example of “separate but unequal” because if the white section of the bus became full, it would extend over in the African Americans’ portion of the bus. This ultimately gave better treatment to whites than it did to African Americans, making it a prime example of “separate but unequal”. Another prime example of “separate but unequal” is the case where the phrase originally emerged: Brown vs. Board of Education. In 1954, a unanimous decision decided segregation between schools is in violation of the 14th amendment. The 14th amendment states every person that is born or naturalized in the United States is granted citizenship. This amendment did not exclude previously owned slaves that were now freed. This amendment also granted protection of a person’s "life, liberty or property, without due process of law" and kept states from “denying any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws.”. It eventually became apparent that the learning environments that were
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