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  1. ... been segregated in the Southern states by state law and with Plessy v Ferguson by federal law. This never changed until 1954 when the ...

    2 Answers · Arts & Humanities · 03/10/2011

  2. ... Adolph Plessy v. The State of Louisiana, Plessy ... case, John Howard Ferguson, ruled that Louisiana ...

    3 Answers · Education & Reference · 10/10/2010

  3. ...both Southern and Northern states, an erstwhile group of good-minded ...to eliminate. The 1896 Plessy V. Ferguson ruling was the keystone of the...

    3 Answers · Politics & Government · 11/01/2010

  4. .... He was only 1/8 black, but the state of Louisiana considered him all.... They sued against Mr. Ferguson, who argued that segregation was constitutional...

    3 Answers · Politics & Government · 11/08/2010

  5. It stated that racial segregation was acceptable.... In Brown v Board of Education... Plessy v. Ferguson the Supremes ruled...

    3 Answers · Politics & Government · 18/07/2009

  6. Plessey v. Ferguson set up "separate but equal" which allowed for Southern states to pass Jim Crow laws establishing state backed...

    1 Answers · Arts & Humanities · 28/10/2012

  7. Plessy vs Ferguson, a decision handed down in 1986 upheld the constitutionality of state laws that allowed racial segregation in private businesses (particularly...

    1 Answers · Arts & Humanities · 22/02/2011

  8. .... While Judge John Ferguson had once ruled against separate cars for interstate railroad travel (different states had various outlooks on segregation), he...

    8 Answers · Arts & Humanities · 25/11/2009

  9. ...legal foundation to justify many other actions by state and local governments to socially separate blacks and whites. "Plessy v. Ferguson" was overturned in 1954 by "...

    2 Answers · Education & Reference · 10/05/2008

  10. ... government have the authority to intercede in matters of discrimination when the state set no distinction as to quality when establishing separate but equal ...

    3 Answers · Politics & Government · 09/04/2009

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