History

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Why was the Plessy vs. Ferguson important for US history ?

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  • "The Plessy v. Ferguson case was important because it established the constitutionality of "separate but equal" laws, in which states segregated public services and accommodations for African-Americans and whites.┬áDecided in 1896, Plessy v. Ferguson dictated racial law throughout the country until Brown v."
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