TITLE

Plessy v. Ferguson

PUB. DATE
April 2000
SOURCE
Current Legal Documents;1950-, p0
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents the United States Supreme Court case of Homer Plessy v. John Howard Ferguson which was decided in May of 1896. How Plessy was forced to leave a passenger of a Louisiana railway car due to the fact that he was one-eighths colored; Citing of the thirteenth amendment which abolished slavery; How people born in the United States are viewed as US citizens; Outcome of the case.
ACCESSION #
3122713

 

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