Focus on Plessy V. Ferguson, a Very Important Supreme Court Decision in 1896. What Effect Did It Have on the Jim Crow Laws?

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Focus on Plessy v. Ferguson, a very important Supreme Court decision in 1896. What effect did it have on the Jim Crow laws?

The African Americans was not treated equally within society. Many of their problems went to court to be fought for but it would be very hard for them to accomplish this because they whites did not want to give them much power. They fought to receive equal voting rights and equal protection for the African Americans within the south. The whites would murder them just so that they could keep control and not the African Americans. There was the civil war that was lead to equal right between the both races but the Jim Crow laws was not for this but racial segregation. However, the Plessy V. Ferguson a court decision is 1896 lead to separate but equal rights for towards both races.
The Jim Crow laws was very specific on what African American could do with and around white they were not able to play any form of games together. They were not able to attend parties of one eight or more individuals of different races. They were not able to go to schools together so free African Americans schools was created so that they would not have to mix the races together, they could not go to schools of the other races. All railroad carrying passengers was also divided in to either by having separate passengers car or dividing one amongst them. Any female that has a child for a African American they would be sent for no less than eighteen months in prison. Phone companies had to have separate boots for white and blacks so they would not use the phone section. They also had separate streetcars, public waiting rooms, restaurants, boardinghouses, theaters, and public parks were segregated; separate schools, hospitals, and other public institutions.
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