The Role Of Segregation In America

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Segregation was a big limiting factor for African Americans. In 1877, Blacks were being further separated from Whites. At the end of the 19th century Jim Crow laws went into effect that segregated in parks, railroads, hospitals, and schools. Blacks were treated as less than Whites and even though many considered this against the 14th amendment, in Plessy V. Ferguson, it was considered constitutional. Even though Blacks were able to get an education, due to the Jim Crow laws Blacks and Whites were separated. Their education wasn’t as nice as White’s education, Blacks got out dated, raggedy textbooks, while Whites got new ones. African American’s political limitations were mainly trying to keep their right to vote. Many laws were passed that

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