Asked by Chelsey Bascao on Jul 10, 2024

In 1896, in the landmark decision of Plessy v. Ferguson, the Court ruled against segregation.

Plessy v. Ferguson

A significant 1896 decision by the U.S. Supreme Court that confirmed racial segregation was constitutional if facilities for each race were "separate but equal."

Segregation

The enforced separation of different racial groups in a country, community, or establishment, often noted for its role in the historical and social landscapes of the United States.

  • Grasp the significance of key historic events and decisions such as Plessy v. Ferguson on segregation and U.S. domestic policy.