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Engel v. Vitale (1962)

In From Jim Crow to Civil Rights (Oxford, 2004) Michael J. Klarman identifies Engel v. Vitale as an example of a Supreme Court decision that many Americans disagreed with, and one which proved that Americans do not necessarily use the … Continue reading

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Plessy v. Ferguson: “Separate but Equal”

In From Jim Crow to Civil Rights (Oxford, 2004) Michael J. Klarman identifies Plessy v. Ferguson, along with Brown v. Board of Education as two Supreme Court cases that reflect the ‚Äúdramatic changes in racial attitudes and practices that occurred … Continue reading

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