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Bell Ringer: Plessy v. Ferguson- Arguments Supporting Plessy

Arguments Supporting Plessy

Ted Shaw of the University of North Carolina Law School and Michael Klarman of Harvard Law School talked about the arguments made by Albion Tourgée, the lawyer for Homer Plessy in the landmark Supreme Court Case Plessy v. Ferguson.

Description

Ted Shaw of the University of North Carolina Law School and Michael Klarman of Harvard Law School talked about the arguments made by Albion Tourgée, the lawyer for Homer Plessy in the landmark Supreme Court Case Plessy v. Ferguson.

Bell Ringer Assignment

  • Explain the arguments that Albion Tourgée made during the Plessy v. Ferguson Supreme Court Case.

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

    • 13th Amendment
    • 14th Amendment
    • Segregation

    Topics

    Supreme Court Cases

    Grades

    High SchoolUniversity