What changed US? What changed US? - Page 12



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1896: Plessy v. Ferguson

The Supreme Court rules in Plessy v. Ferguson that racial segregation laws do not violate the Fourteenth Amendment as long as they adhere to a "separate but equal" standard.

1954: Brown v. Board of Education

In Brown v. Board of Education, the Supreme Court rules that "separate but equal" is a flawed standard.