Little Rock, Arkansas (1957) OCR USA AS Race History Spec B

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On the day before the school should have accepted a number of African American students, Faubus ordered 270 National Guards troops to move into the Central High School.
He argued that the troops were needed to maintain law and order as the introduction of African Americans youths to a white school could provoke trouble

On the first day of the school year, the nine students did not show up - on the advice of the school board- however nobody had told Elizabeth…


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