Civil Rights Case PLessy vs. Ferguson

Who? Homer Plessy was a french speaking man who lived in Louisiana and didn't believe in segregation. He was sent to court and started a case.

How? Because he refused to sit in a Jim crow car in a train. Which was set up for un-colored people. He was arrested for that.

What? He set a case in the Supreme Court because if this and John Ferguson and the court ruled the case with a 7-1 vote as “implies merely a legal distinction” and then avoided it.

Why? Because he wasn't for segregation and didn't want to sit in the Jim Crow car. Where? Louisiana. When? May 18, 1896.

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