Plessy v. Ferguson, 1st Edition

  • Thomas J. Davis
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  • ISBN-10: 0313391882
  • ISBN-13: 9780313391880
  • DDC: 342.7308
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 238 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released November 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012

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More than the story of one man's case, this book tells the story of entire generations of people marked as "mixed race" in America amid slavery and its aftermath, and being officially denied their multicultural identity and personal rights as a result.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Series Foreword.
1: The Arrest: Plessy’s Ticket and Ride.
2: The Start: A Colony and Creoles of Color.
3: The Takeover: French, Spanish, American.
4: The Colorline: Becoming American.
5: The City: Vive la différence.
6: The War: Slavery and Segregation.
7: The Reconstruction: Hope for Equal Rights.
8: The Redemption: Despair for Equal Rights.
9: The Beginning of the End: Surging Segregation.
10: The Case: From Start to Finish.
Biographies of Key Figures.
Primary Documents.
About the Author.