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22nd & 24th Grover Cleveland 1885 – 1889 and 1893 – 1897- Democratic

  • He agreed with white southerns in their reluctance to treat Blacks as social and political equals. Saw blacks as inferior
  • Opposed integrated schools in New York. Opposed efforts to protect the suffrage of African Americans
  • Cleveland approved of the 1896 Supreme Court decision of Plessy v. Ferguson, which recognized the constitutionality of racial segregation under the “separate but equal” doctrine

Grover Cleveland saw blacks as inferior. He was a horrible President for the suffrage of Blacks

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