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Unformatted text preview: Jim Crow -Separate but Equal is permissible n education, housing, accommodations, etc. -Widespread discrimination in employment, education, housing. -Widespread Denial of the Right to Vote o Literacy tests o Poll taxes o The White Primary of the South o Voter intimidation and fraud. o Racial apartheid School Desegregation: -The strategy: start by challenging separate but equal in law-schools, medical schools, etc. -Establish precedents, then attack segregation in elementary and secondary education. -Brown v. Board of Education 1954 Central High School, Little Rock, AR -Governor Orville Faubus vows to block integration of Central High School. -His opposition encourages mob violence against African-American students. -After much equivocation, President Dwight d. Eisenhower sends in federal troops to enforce brown....
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- Spring '06
- American Politics