Trail Of Hope For Civil Rights Essay

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The Trail of Hope for Civil Rights Judgement; noun, to make decisions or come to a conclusion. Judgement is a big part of society. Especially throughout the fight towards the civil rights movement. Court cases a big part of the civil rights movement. They showed us all of the issues, that were either disregarded because of different races, or in the case of Brown v. Board, it was the start of of de-segregation. Supreme Court cases made an impact on the civil rights movement because it paved a hopeful road towards final freedom: Plessy v Fergson, Brown v Board, and Dred Scott v Standford. “We may have all come on different ships, but we’re in the same boat now.” —Martin Luther King, Jr. Dred Scott v Stanford was one…show more content…
He bought a first class train ticket to protest, sat down on the train and was told to move to the black cart. He refused, and was arrested and accused. His case made its way up to the Supreme Court were they ruled "infamously" towards Fergson, (Plessy v Fergson, 1896). This case showed the legal side of separate but equal. This case was important because it showed that even if one follows the same standards as another, race defines us all. This paved the way towards the civil rights movement by starting a commotion throughout the nation. Brown v Board was a very important case. This was the final touch to the road to the civil rights movement. This case abolished segregation in schools. That, slowly, grew to other things not being segregated. Linda Brown (a 3rd grader) was not allowed to go to a school close to her house because of segregation. Her father sued the school system because it was 'a violation of the 14th amendment '. It was ruled in favor of Brown. This case told the work that is schools could be segregated, everywhere else should (and would)
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