Segregation and discrimination in America

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1. give an effect of the Brown vs. Topeka:

  • several black children were shot on protest
  • supreme court ruled that segregation in schools was banned
  • people in the UK were horrified
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2. why did Eisenhower have to send in troops to protect the black students?

  • Eisenhower was threatened by James Meredith unless he responded
  • it was becoming violent and embarrassing for the government
  • MLK asked him to
  • Eisenhower thought he needed to exercise his troops

3. when was Brown vs. Topeka?

  • 1953
  • 1954
  • 1951
  • 1955

4. when was the Montgomery bus boycott?

  • 1 December 1956
  • 11 April 1953
  • 1 December 1955
  • 9 December 1955

5. what was the ruling the supreme court gave in 1896?

  • separate but equal
  • every black person had to be tortured
  • separate but unequal
  • equal and desegregated

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