The Essence of Liberty Volume I: Liberty and History chronicles the rise and fall of the noble experiment with constitutionally limited government. It features the ideas and opinions of some of the world’s foremost contemporary constitutional scholars. This is history that you were not taught at the mandatory government propaganda camps otherwise known as “public schools.” You will gain a clear understanding of how America’s decline and decay is really nothing new and how it began almost immediately with the constitution. Available in both paperback and Kindle versions.
Condensed Version of The Politically Incorrect Guide to American History by Thomas E. Woods, Jr. Regnery Publishing, Inc. 270 p.
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Dr. Jimmy T. (Gunny) LaBaume
Chapter 15: Civil Rights
Plessy v. Ferguson (1896) introduced the “separate but equal” doctrine. The 14th Amendment guaranteed all citizens equal protection of the law. However, it did not require that blacks and whites use the same facilities as long as the separate facilities were equal.
By 1954 the Supreme Court was anxious to declare segregated schools unconstitutional. But they could not argue that the “equal protection” clause prohibited segregated schools for a couple of reasons. First, the Court had already ruled that it did not (in Plessy) and second, the same Congress that passed the 14th Amendment…
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