Monday, November 17, 2014

Plessy v. Ferguson, 1896

Directions: grammatically correct the sentence below, in red. This sentence is missing one comma, and it has a few apostrophe errors.

Homer plessys lawyer's argued that the state law requiring segregated trains had denied him his wrights under the Thirteenth and Fourteenth amendments which provided four equal treatment under the law.



suggested answer

Homer Plessy's lawyers argued that the state law requiring segregated trains had denied him his rights under the Thirteenth and Fourteenth amendments, which provided for equal treatment under the law.

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