Cause And Effect Of Segregation Essay

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The federal government has failed to protect African Americans and has insinuated the everlasting effects of segregation. The impacts of segregation have been string-lined throughout the history of the United States in its ways that it has handled its attitude towards blacks in the community, schools, and other social programs. These impacts have grown to belittle a certain group of people, which in many ways has changed the demographics and success of a certain group. Segregation is still present today in housing and schools, considering the attempts to desegregate during after World War II.
In Journal of the Secession Convention of Texas 1861, Ernest William Winkler states what has been the attitude towards blacks during their time of slavery, “They demand the abolition of negro slavery throughout the confederacy, the recognition of political equality between the white and the negro races, and avow their determination to press on their crusade against us." 1. This attitude has been, from the beginning of our nation, led to the segregation and hatred of this minority group. “Jim Crow Laws, which regulated social, economic, and political relationships between whites and African-Americans, were passed principally to subordinate blacks as a group to whites and to enforce rules favored by dominant whites on non-conformists of both races. “The Supreme Court blessed the southern laws in Plessy
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These techniques are discriminatory to such a degree that it insures that being of this race ensued hatred towards them and their culture. Another determination of this segregation was the backing of the government in its entirety to oppress this group, in fact Farely and Frey report, that “Covenants were imposed by whites, which were upheld by the supreme court during the 1920’s, this prevented any minority group from owning property for a specific period of

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