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Brown vs. Board of Education (Topeka Trial 1951)

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Brown vs. Board of Education (Topeka Trial 1951)

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  1. Law In Society Spring 2010 Ms. Torbert Brown vs. Board of Education (Topeka Trial 1951)

  2. Background • Background of the case • Insert one clip art FOR EACH SLIDE • Can be a photo of • the defendant or prosecutor • the place (city/state) of the trial • or any picture related to the case • Can be two slides if necessary

  3. Case Issues • Mention how it relates to • Civil rights or the Constitution • Desegregation • Schools • Historical influence/reference • Social Implications • Can be 1-2 slides and make sure to insert a pic

  4. Facts of the Case

  5. Case Misconceptions(If applicable) • Misunderstanding people may have about the case. • INSERT CLIP ART

  6. Key Players • Chief Justice (Judge) • Earl Warren • Prosecutors • Thurgood Marshall • James Nabrit Jr. • George E.C. Hayes

  7. Key Players • Plaintiffs • The plaintiffs were 13 Topeka parents on behalf of their twenty children. • Oliver L. Brown was the named plaintiff/parent • The plaintiffs had been recruited by the leadership of the Topeka NAACP. • Defendants • City of Topeka, Kansas

  8. Court System Held • U.S. District C0urt for the District of Kansas, First Division (Topeka)

  9. Conclusion • Final Decision/Verdict • A permanent injunction and restraining order was issued to admit African American children to white schools. In 1954, the United States Supreme Court, in a unanimous decision, ruled that “in the field of public education the doctrine of ‘separate but equal’ has no place.”

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