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Landmarks Links, Plessy v. Ferguson (1896)

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The Plessy Case

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Oyez: Plessy v. Ferguson Summary of the case and link to the opinion.

Plessy v. Ferguson — Further Readings Overview of the case.

Landmark Supreme Court Cases: Plessy v. Ferguson Resources include background summaries, key excerpts of the majority opinion, and a diagram of how this case moved through the courts.

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Digital History: Plessy v. Ferguson An account from an online U.S. history text.

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Jim Crow Laws

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Jim Crow Laws — Further Readings A brief history.

New York Life: The History of Jim Crow Developed following the PBS series The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow.

Ferris State University: What was Jim Crow? Information on former Jim Crow etiquette and signs.


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Henry Billings Brown

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John Marshall Harlan

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Homer Plessy

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Plessy v. Ferguson: A Brief History With Documents By Brook Thomas.

We As Freemen: Plessy v. Ferguson By Keith Weldon Medley.

The Plessy Case: A Legal-Historical Interpretation By Charles A. Lofgren.

Separate and Unequal: Homer Plessy and the Supreme Court Decision that Legalized Racism By Harvey Fireside.

American Nightmare: The History of Jim Crow By Jerrold M. Packard.

The Strange Career of Jim Crow By C. Vann Woodward.