Compare and Contrast Plessy V. Ferguson and Brown V. Board of Education

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Huiliang Yang
HIS 112
Professor McLeod
4/24/10
Compare and Contrast Plessy v. Ferguson and Brown v. Board of Education
The Supreme Court has significant impact on molding the society of the United States, so does it play an important role in the process of the realization of equal protection on the right to education. From Plessy to Brown, every case that had milestone meaning indicated the evolution on the equal protection of the right to education, and also marked the progress of American civilization. However, there are different points between Plessy and Brown. Brown v. Board of Education was educational case of black race, but Plessy v. Ferguson is not it; the result of Plessy is isolation but equal, the Brown show us that
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In his view, every political event has to resort to the judge's authority (Richard John Neuhaus, 2009). He was acutely aware that the last have become the legal issues when almost all of political problems cannot solve in the United States. Its political influence and the stabilization and exist of federal depend on seven federal judges. We can see that the Supreme Court played a very important role. Court's decision do not to increase educational funding, but it rationalize the allocation of resources to promote education.

1960s is not a violence age
President Johnson addresses the poverty and racial discrimination as the main target and reform civil rights, poverty, health care, and education. It is important and complicate time, culture movement, rock-roll, antiwar movement were appeared in the 1960s. That was thinking flood in the American history, it is not exist many strikes like past time. I think H. Rap Brown commented “violence is American as cherry pie” is wrong. In his points, violence including movement and war, these activities makes US society upheaval.
The baby boom generation is important factor for these movement and change of thinking. The United States had a population peak occurs after World War II. The people who born in the first decade of the baby boom are the main protest movement because of they are enrolled in high school or college. Generally, people who advocate the radical young students means radical social and political reform

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