Plessy v. Ferguson (1896)

Plessy v. Ferguson is the landmark U.S. Supreme Court case that established the legal precedent of the “separate but equal” doctrine in 1896. The court's decision upheld state laws requiring racial segregation in public facilities. This doctrine had ...

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