13-04_task2 - 13.04 Plessy v Ferguson After reading the article linked on the Task page complete this Task Plessy vs Ferguson – Write a dissenting

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13.04 Plessy v Ferguson After reading the article linked on the Task page, complete this Task. Plessy vs. Ferguson – Write a dissenting opinion. Directions: When the U.S. Supreme Court hands down a decision it is rarely unanimous. The justices choose one justice to write the Concurring Opinion (the “winner” side) and another justice to write the Dissenting Opinion (the losing side). In Plessy v. Ferguson only one justice dissented, so he wrote the Dissenting Opinion. 1. Locate and cite (MLA Style) at least one other reputable article about Plessy v. Ferguson (no Wikipedia) 2. Write your own dissenting opinion based on your knowledge in one to two paragraphs. You know what really happened as a result of this decision and can incorporate that as a prediction of what “may” happen. Homer Plessy should have the rights of a white man. He is considered ⅛ black, as his great-
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