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|Title:||Documenting Brown 3 : Gong Lum v. Rice|
In the mid-1920s, a Chinese American man named Gong Lum sued the local school board when his daughter, Martha, was denied admission to her local school because of her race. When the case went before the Supreme Court in 1927, Gong Lum lost. The Court affirmed that segregated schools for Chinese Americans did not violate the Fourteenth Amendment.
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Grade range: 6-12.
Part of the series "Brown Reactions" : 1. Documenting Brown -- 2. Plessy v. Ferguson -- 3. Gong Lum v. Rice -- 4. Mendez v. Westminster -- 5. Brown v. Board of Education, 1954 -- 6. Brown v. Board of Education, 1955 -- 7. Civil Rights Act of 1964 -- 8. Collected Excerpts.
Lesson plans using this resource: Re-examining Brown.
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|Types:||Instructional materials | Teaching guides | Resource units | Decisions | MovingImage|
|Subjects:||Lum, Gong--Trials, litigation, etc. | Lum, Martha | Plessy, Homer Adolph--Trials, litigation, etc. | Ferguson, John H., judge--Trials, litigation, etc. | Discrimination in education--Mississippi | Students--Mississippi | Civil rights movements--Mississippi | Minorities--Education | United States--Race relations | African Americans--Social conditions | African Americans--Segregation | Asian Americans--Legal status, laws, etc. | California--Emigration and immigration | Bills, Legislative | Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka | California. Chinese Exclusion Act | United States. Supreme Court | United States, Mississippi, 32.354668, -89.398528 | United States, California, Placer County, California, 39.009344, -120.7707639|
|Collection:||Teachers' Domain Civil Rights Special Collection|
|Institution:||WGBH Educational Foundation|
|Contributors:||Teacher's Domain Civil Rights Special Collection | WGBH Educational Foundation|
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Forms part of: Teacher's Domain Civil Right Special Collection.
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