Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas

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Explain how the Supreme Court case Brown v. Board of Education overturned the Plessy v. Ferguson case from the Reconstruction era?

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First of all, we must note that Plessy is not from the Reconstruction era.  Reconstruction ended in 1877.  Plessy was decided in 1896.

That said, Brown certainly did overturn Plessy.  The decision in Plessy held that segregation...

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