14th Amendment Pros And Cons

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The 14th Amendment was a milestone in the United States history. It is the sole amendment that keeps our people and their rights together. The rights of the people are a major aspect to keeping the American society going in a positive direction. With no rights, the government of the United States would be purely communism with one leader giving all of the orders. In most cases, history has proven that way of running your society is not the most successful way of doing things. Other than the American citizens, another major factor that the 14th Amendment affects is the education system. Keeping the equality between all students is key in today's world. One of the most grossing arguments is on how to have total equality with all races, genders …show more content…

The amount of unfairness that went on at the time affected everyone socially, economically, and with their education. No person can peacefully learn when they are scared about what might happen to them when they walk outside. Everybody at school is there for a reason. To get an education and further grow socially and intellectually as a person. Yes, segregation and inequality was happening all over no matter who you were, but when it comes to education the unfairness should cease as you are only there to learn. A popular case that has left its mark on the United States for years to come is Brown vs. Board of Education. Scott F. Johnson, a Professor at Concord Law School at Kaplan University states the court's decision as, “We conclude that in the field of public education the doctrine of "separate but equal" has no place. Separate educational facilities are inherently unequal. Therefore, we hold that the plaintiffs…are, by reason of the segregation complained of, deprived of the equal protection of the laws guaranteed by the 14th Amendment.” This is a very essential quote for this topic especially. As stated earlier, Johnson is saying that there is no reason for inequality to take place where kids are trying to receive an education. In most cases, those students truly

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