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Documenting Brown : collected excerpts

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Title:Documenting Brown : collected excerpts

This collection of primary sources documents how the Fourteenth Amendment has been interpreted and enforced over time with respect to school desegregation. It includes excerpts from the Fourteenth Amendment, Plessy v. Ferguson, Gong Lum v. Rice, Mendez v. Westminster, Brown v. Board of Education, Brown II, and the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

Major funding for this project is provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Supported in part by a grant from the Open Society Institute.

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.

The Civil Rights Digital Library received support from a National Leadership Grant for Libraries awarded to the University of Georgia by the Institute of Museum and Library Services for the aggregation and enhancement of partner metadata.

Types:Instructional materials | Teaching guides | Resource units | Legislative acts | Decisions | MovingImage
Subjects:Plessy, Homer Adolph--Trials, litigation, etc. | Ferguson, John H., judge--Trials, litigation, etc. | Lum, Gong--Trials, litigation, etc. | Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 | Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973 | Mendez, Gonzalo--Trials, litigation, etc. | African Americans--Civil rights | African Americans--Segregation | Civil rights movements--United States | Minorities--Education | Discrimination in public accommodations--Law and legislation--United States | Discrimination in employment--Law and legislation--United States | United States--Race relations | Westminster School District of Orange County--Trials, litigation, etc. | Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka | National Association for the Advancement of Colored People | United States. Constitution. 14th Amendment | United States. Supreme Court | United States, 37.09024, -95.712891
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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The Teachers' Domain Civil Rights Collection is a collaborative production of WGBH Education Productions, the WGBH Media Library, and WGBH Interactive, in partnership with the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute and Washington University in St. Louis.

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Forms part of: Teacher's Domain Civil Right Special Collection.

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Persistent Link to Item:https://pbslearningmedia.org/resource/osi04.soc.ush.civil.excerpts/