Which is the most suitable option here? We conclude that in the field of public education the doctrine of separate but equal has no place. Separate educational facilities are inherently unequal. The decision was based on the idea that segregated schools are likely to ___________.
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A. Cause members of a minority to feel socially inferior. B. Experience the unneccessary administrative problems. C. Place excessive burdens on school transportation. D. Require unfair increases in school taxes.
The start of integration began in 1896 when the case of Plessy v. Ferguson was heard by the Supreme Court. They stated that segregation was appropriate because it was considered to be “separate but equal.” Over time, this case was overturned in 1954. For Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, it reached the Supreme Court in which it stated that it was unconstitutional for public schools to be segregated based on the color of skin.
Integration of schools was required for all public schools. There were several reasons for this to take place. One is that more money was spent on certain schools than others. Another reason is because people attending one school would feel inferior compared to others who were attending another school.