Plessy v. Ferguson (1896)

This Plessy v. Ferguson (1896) handout & reference also includes:

Discover the intriguing history behind the Supreme Court case that established the "separate but equal" doctrine, and compare the arguments with those made by the justices in Brown v. Board of Education

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Use Part B as the writing prompt for an essay assignment or extended discussion, and emphasize use of proper evidence and reasoning
  • Supplement your study of the role of the Supreme Court or during Black History Month with this resource
Pros

  • Engaging content in informational text
  • Simple, straightforward resource that is ready to administer
Cons

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