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Brown v. Board of Education

Author: Kathy Furgang
Publisher: New York : Rosen Publishing, 2017.
Series: Spotlight on the civil rights movement
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Brown v. Board of Education decision comes to mind whenever the topic of landmarks of the American civil rights movement is discussed. The 1954 Supreme Court decision declared it unconstitutional to segregate public school students, opening the door for many other civil rights advances after that. This thoughtful and informative book details the history of the case as well as its impact on the quickly changing  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Furgang, Kathy.
Brown v. Board of Education.
New York : Rosen Publishing, 2017
(DLC) 2017013316
(OCoLC)980346750
Named Person: Oliver Brown; Oliver Brown
Material Type: Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kathy Furgang
ISBN: 9781538380253 1538380250
OCLC Number: 1018945505
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; WHY DO WE USE THE SUPREME COURT?; AN IMPORTANT CASE: DRED SCOTT; SEPARATE BUT EQUAL; THE BROWN FAMILY; WHAT DID KANSAS DECIDE?; OTHER CIVIL RIGHTS EDUCATION CASES; THE HISTORY OF EDUCATION FOR AFRICAN AMERICANS; THE EQUAL PROTECTION CLAUSE; WHY WAS THE CASE IMPORTANT?; THE DECISION; CHIEF JUSTICE EARL WARREN; THE RESULTS; EFFECTS ON THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT; HOW SCHOOLS HAVE CHANGED; HOW ELSE DOES THE SUPREME COURT HELP WITH CIVIL RIGHTS?; LOOKING AHEAD TO NEW CIVIL RIGHTS LAWS; GLOSSARY; FOR MORE INFORMATION; FOR FURTHER READING; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX.
Series Title: Spotlight on the civil rights movement
Responsibility: Kathy Furgang.

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The Brown v. Board of Education decision comes to mind whenever the topic of landmarks of the American civil rights movement is discussed. The 1954 Supreme Court decision declared it unconstitutional to segregate public school students, opening the door for many other civil rights advances after that. This thoughtful and informative book details the history of the case as well as its impact on the quickly changing America of the 1950s and 1960s. The book also describes how schools and civil rights have changed since this important Supreme Court case.

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