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Why did Thurgood Marshall cite the Fourteenth Amendment to argue that segregation in public schools was unconstitutional? The Fourteenth Amendment guarantees equal protection under the law. The Fourteenth Amendment guarantees every child an education. The Fourteenth Amendment gave African Americans the right to vote. The Fourteenth Amendment formed the basis for Plessy v. Ferguson.



Why did Thurgood Marshall cite the Fourteenth Amendment to argue that segregation in public schools was unconstitutional? The Fourteenth Amendment guarantees equal protection under the law. The Fourteenth Amendment guarantees every child an education. The Fourteenth Amendment gave African Americans the right to vote. The Fourteenth Amendment formed the basis for Plessy v. Ferguson.

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Read the following excerpt taken from the US Supreme Court case Plessy v. Ferguson (1896). The case coming on for a hearing before the Supreme Court, that court was of opinion that the law under which the prosecution had was constitutional, and denied the relief prayed for by the petitioner. Ex parte Plessy, 45 La.Ann. 80. Whereupon petitioner prayed for a writ of error from this court, which was allowed by the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Louisiana. MR. JUSTICE BROWN, after stating the case, delivered the opinion of the court. This case turns upon the constitutionality of an act of the General Assembly of the State of Louisiana, passed in 1890, providing for separate railway carriages for the white and colored races. Acts 1890, No. 111, p. 152. The first section of the statute enacts “that all railway companies carrying passengers in their coaches in this State shall provide equal but separate accommodations for the white and colored races by providing two or more passenger coaches for each passenger train, or by dividing the passenger coaches by a partition so as to secure separate accommodations: Provided, That this section shall not be construed to apply to street railroads. No person or persons, shall be admitted to occupy seats in coaches other than the ones assigned to them on account of the race they belong to.” The Supreme Court’s ruling in Plessy v. Ferguson was problematic because


In the Plessy v. Ferguson case, the Supreme Court’s ruling of the “separate but equal” law being constitutional was problematic because the “separate but equal” law accepted segregation and the discrimination that were against blacks.

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6. What is a major corporation that includes a number of smaller companies in unrelated industries? a consumer mandate a franchise a conglomerate none of the above 7. What was “white flight”? middle-class white Americans leaving the cities for the suburbs rural poor moving to the cities middle-class white Americans leaving the suburbs for the cities urban poor moving to the country 8. In this case, the Supreme Court required criminal courts to provide free legal counsel to those who could not afford it. Gideon v. Wainwright Miranda v. Arizona Baker v. Carr Brown v. Board of Education 9. In 1896, in _______, the Supreme Court ruled that a Louisiana law requiring “separate but equal” public accommodations was constitutional. Sweatt v. Painter Plessy v. Ferguson Morgan v. Virginia Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka 10. Who gave the “I Have a Dream” speech during the march on Washington? A. Philip Randolph Robert Moses Martin Luther King, Jr. Bayard Rustin


Industrialization led to rising imperialism because 
1) show of power: As one makes new technology, they would either want to test it out or show the other nations that what they produce is ground-breaking and the best. Usually if it is military technology, you would want to test it out, and with the use of “show of force”, can have people groups submit to your country.
2) Better technology: As technology advances, it usually makes something easier. In the case of imperialism, better military advances meant that they could (once again) have other people submit to you
3) Better transportation: This meant that you could take multiple countries at once, and can prove that you’re country is great by having supplies shipped over long distances to keep your troops up. If in need of more troops, you could send more.

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Read the excerpt from the US Supreme court case Plessy v. Ferguson (1896). The statute of Louisiana, acts of 1890, c. 111, requiring railway companies carrying passengers in their coaches in that State, to provide equal, but separate, accommodations for the white and colored races, by providing two or more passenger coaches for each passenger train, or by dividing the passenger coaches by a partition so as to secure separate accommodations; and providing that no person shall be permitted to occupy seats in coaches other than the ones assigned to them, on account of the race they belong to; and requiring the officer of the passenger train to assign each passenger to the coach or compartment assigned for the race to which he or she belong; and imposing fines or imprisonment upon passengers insisting on going into a coach or compartment other than the one set aide for the race to which he or she belongs; and conferring upon officers of the train power to refuse to carry on the train passengers refusing to occupy the coach or compartment assigned to them, and exempting the railway company from liability for such refusal, are not in conflict with the provisions either of the Thirteenth Amendment or of the Fourteenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States. Which best explains why the Supreme Court’s decision in Plessy v. Ferguson was unconstitutional? The Supreme Court’s ruling allowed states to deny equal protection to any person within its jurisdiction. Since the 14th Amendment did not make concessions for people born outside the US, the Supreme Court’s decision could not be applied. The Supreme Court’s decision gave individual states the freedom to make their own laws in relation to non-whites. Since segregation laws did not provide equal protections or liberties to non-whites, the ruling was not consistent with the 14th Amendment.


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Correct answer is D. Comma or Period Inside Rule

A. Question mark or exclamation point inside: those are not really necessary.

B. Colon or semicolon: not, a semicolon would divide the whole sentence and it would be shorten; a colon would work but after requested, when there is already a comma.

C. Question mark or Exclamation Point Outside Rule: would not work, becase it is an very polite and affirmative sentence.

D: A comma or period inside rule: actually, just a comma would work. Please, Cooper’s dad requested, go… Cooper’s dad requested must be in between commas as it is a vocative.

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What were the effects of the Plessy v. Ferguson decision? Check all that apply. It found the Fourteenth Amendment to be unconstitutional. It established a new precedent in declaring the law constitutional. It limited the rights of African American citizens. It allowed the policy of “separate but equal” to continue. It stopped states from creating segregation laws. it was b,c,d says edgeunity


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It established a new precedent in declaring the law constitutional- This ruling states that the laws that allow segregated for citizens in America was legal, as long as the facilities provided were “equal.”

It limited the rights of African American citizens– This case ruled in favor of seperate but equal facilities, resulting in African Americans receiving second class treatment in American society.

It allowed the policy of seperate but equal to continue– This law would continue from the 1890’s all the way through the middle of the 1950’s.

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In the plessy vs ferguson case the Supreme Court ruled that


The correct answer is B) corporate money would make elections less likely to reflect the public’s will.

The statement that describes Justice Steven’s belief about the outcome of the case is that corporate money would make elections less likely to reflect the public’s will.

Justice John Paul Stevens commented in the case Citizens United v. Federal Elections Commission that corporate money would make elections less likely to reflect the public’s will. He said that “the American people needed to prevent corporations from undermining self-government since the founding, and who have fought against the distinctive corruptive potential of corporate electioneering since the days of Theodore Roosevelt.”

The other options of the question were a) corporate money would make elections more likely to reflects the public will, c) corporate money would have no influence on elections, and d) Public opinion has changed since the times of Theodore Roosevelt.

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Read the excerpt from Brown v. Board of Education. In each of the cases other than the Delaware case, a three-judge federal district court denied relief to the plaintiffs on the so-called “separate but equal” doctrine announced by this Court in Plessy v. Ferguson, 163 U.S. 537. The Supreme Court cites these cases because it seeks to A.describe the unique situation in Delaware courts. B. illustrate the racial biases of federal court judges. C. establish the existing legal standard for education. D. share the unique differences between the given cases.


Answer:

The sentence above is a compound-complex sentence.

Explanation:

A compound-complex sentence is made from two independent clauses and at least one dependent clause. The sentence above contains two independent clauses and two dependent clauses. The difference between an independent clause and a dependent one is that the former can stand on its own as a complete sentence because it represents a complete thought, while the latter can’t (see 1 & 2).

1) To cope with their burgeoning populations

2) Most of whom were unskilled workers looking for jobs in factories

1 and 2 are dependent clauses. As such, they can’t stand alone as complete sentences, they depend on the main clause.