Fourteen Amendment Case Study

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Here are examples that explain more about the cases that involved the fourteen amendment and give more information how it has been incorporated in the Brown vs. Board of education it was about the U.S. Supreme Court deciding the case of Brown vs. The Board of Education who ruled in favor of Linda Brown who was denied admission to her local Elementary school because she was black. Linda Brown was an African American third grader, who lived in Kansas. Brown went to the Topeka’s NAACP because it was unfair for her being denied admission to the school so she asks the NAACP to investigate the problem because they had been trying to end segregation in the schools. The U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas was able to listen to the case where the NAACP argued that it give African American unequal opportunities and the board was saying that it helped them by learning how to be segregated for the future. Brown was saying that set apart schools were damaging to African Americans because it created a lot of issues and unfair situations but since no Supreme Court ruling had reversed the Plessy vs. Fergusson case, which viewed them as harmful to themselves they decided to rule in…show more content…
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