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Teaching with documents : documents related to Brown v. Board of Education

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Title:Teaching with documents : documents related to Brown v. Board of Education
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Web site with information and selected documents about Brown v. Board of Education case before the United States Supreme Court. The case, decided on May 17, 1954, "made equal opportunity in education the law of the land." The site contains an essay, bibliography, timeline, biographies, and teaching activities. The primary sources documents include the dissenting opinion of Judge Waites in Briggs v. Elliott, a letter from President Eisenhower to E. E. Hazlett, and the Brown v. Board of Education judgement.

Types:Instructional materials | Web sites | Teaching guides
Subjects:African Americans--Segregation | Civil rights movements--United States | African Americans--Civil rights | Education--United States | Segregation in education--United States | African Americans--Education | United States. Supreme Court | Topeka (Kan.). Board of Education--Trials, litigation, etc. | United States
Collection:Teachers' Resources
Institution:National Archives
Contributors:United States. National Archives and Records Administration
Online Publisher:Washington, D.C. : National Archives | 2010
Persistent Link to Item:http://www.archives.gov/education/lessons/brown-v-board/