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Anonymous asked in Politics & GovernmentLaw & Ethics · 1 decade ago

Brown v. Board of Education case?

What is the major question this case is trying to answer?

What are the amendments that this case discusses?

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    In the milestone case of Brown v. Board of Education, the Supreme Court ruled that public schools must be desegregated.

    This case addresses Amendment X regarding State's Rights. After the Supreme Court's ruling on this case in the 1930's, the southern states renewed their claims to the so-called states' rights and in March one hundred members of the U.S. Congress issued the Southern Manifesto, protesting "the Supreme Court's encroachments on rights reserved to the states and to the people." These legislatures argued that the education had long been the province solely of the state and the government and that the federal government had no right to intervene. (Monk 197)

    This case also speaks to Amendment XIV of Equal Protection Under Laws. The Supreme Court ruled that separate education facilities are inherently unequal. (Monk 221)

    Source(s): Monk, Linda R. "The Words We Live By: Your Annotated Guide to the Constitution." New York: Stonesong Press, 2003.
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  • 1 decade ago

    it dealt with the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment of the United States Constitution. You can get a quick look at the highlights of the case here: its a wiki site so don't use it as a definitive source.

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  • 4 years ago

    Brown v. Board of training of Topeka, 347 U.S. 483 (1954), grew to become into the landmark case from the Warren court docket outlawing segregation in any public college interior america. For info, circulate examine the case. For shortcut, look it up in Wikipedia. Coincidentally, the plaintiff's attorney grew to become into Thurgood Marshall who grew to become into later appointed by making use of President Lyndon Johnson to the acceptable court docket and grew to become between the main advantageous justices the acceptable court docket ever had. The Warren court docket, while Marshall and Brennan grew to become into on it grew to become into the appropriate court docket this u . s . ever had.

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  • 1 decade ago

    Rights to a fair and equal education to all no matter what race you are.

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  • 1 decade ago

    discontinued separate schools for black students that were considered equal but actually in poor conditions

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  • 1 decade ago

    Whether separate was really equal... which it is not

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