Bell Ringers

Bell Ringer: The Arrest of Homer Plessy

The Arrest of Homer Plessy

Keith Plessy, a descendant of Homer Plessy, talked about the planning and the arrest of Homor Plessy which set the stage for the Plessy v. Ferguson landmark Supreme Court Case. The court case dealt with the issue of separate but equal and segregation.

Description

Keith Plessy, a descendant of Homer Plessy, talked about the planning and the arrest of Homor Plessy which set the stage for the Plessy v. Ferguson landmark Supreme Court Case. The court case dealt with the issue of separate but equal and segregation.

Bell Ringer Assignment

  • Explain the circumstances surrounding the arrest of Homer Plessy.

Additional Resource

  • Lesson Plan: Reconstruction Era

    This lesson includes a collection of video clips highlighting some of the key people, legislation, organizations and events that emerged during this era and made a lasting impact on the country.

Participants

    Vocabulary

    • Plessy V. Ferguson
    • Rosa Parks
    • Segregation
    • Separate But Equal
    • Supreme Court

    Topics

    Supreme Court Cases

    Grades

    High SchoolUniversity