Brown v. Board of Education - Joseph Nedge AP Government Period 2 Brown v Board of Educations(1954 The Brown v the Board of Education is one of the most

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Joseph Nedge AP Government Period 2 12/17/15 Brown v. Board of Educations (1954) The Brown v. the Board of Education is one of the most prominent cases in the U.S. It deals with the question that the segregation of children in public schools solely by race deprived the minority children of the equal protection of the laws guaranteed by the 14th Amendment. The answers, according to the Supreme Court, is yes. The long-held doctrine that separate facilities were permissible provided they were equal was rejected. "Separate but equal" is inherently unequal in the context of public education. The unanimous opinion sounded the death-knell for all forms of state-maintained racial separation. The case has led to a vast array of political reactions mainly political cartoon which either shows disagreements or supports for the Supreme' Court’s decisions which particularly showcased in the four political cartoons analyzed below.

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