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Before Brown : Heman Marion Sweatt, Thurgood Marshall, and the long road to justice

作者: Gary M Lavergne
出版商: Austin, Tex. : University of Texas Press, 2010.
叢書: Jess and Betty Jo Hay series.
版本/格式:   圖書 : 傳記 : 州政府或者省政府刊物 : 英語 : 1st ed所有版本和格式的總覽
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On February 26, 1946, an African American from Houston applied for admission to the University of Texas School of Law. Although he met all of the academic qualifications, Heman Marion Sweatt was denied admission because he was black. He challenged the university's decision in court, and the resulting case, Sweatt v. Painter, went to the U.S. Supreme Court, which ruled in Sweatt's favor. The Sweatt case paved the way  再讀一些...
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類型/形式: Trials, litigation, etc
Biography
提及的人: Heman Marion Sweatt; Theophilus S Painter; Thurgood Marshall
資料類型: 傳記, 政府刊物, 州政府或者省政府刊物
文件類型: 圖書
所有的作者/貢獻者: Gary M Lavergne
ISBN: 9780292722002 0292722001 9780292784895 0292784899
OCLC系統控制編碼: 473655291
描述: x, 354 p., [10] p. of plates : ill., ports., photos ; 24 cm.
内容: Prologue --
One of the great prophets --
The cast of characters --
Iron shoes --
The shadow of failure --
The second emancipation --
A university of the first class --
"A brash moment" --
The great day --
"Time is of essence" --
"The tenderest feeling" --
The basement school --
A line in the dirt --
"I don't believe in segregation" --
The sociological argument --
The house that Sweatt built --
"Don't we have them on the run" --
A shattered spirit --
The big one --
Why Sweatt won --
Epilogue.
叢書名: Jess and Betty Jo Hay series.
責任: Gary M. Lavergne.

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The inspiring story of the courageous Houston mailman whose struggle to attend the University of Texas School of Law provided the precedent for the landmark Supreme Court decision Brown v. Board of  再讀一些...

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