POLS 001 Lecture 5: The Struggle for Racial Identity

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Political Science Department
POLS 001
The Struggle for Racial Identity
- Brown vs Board of Education (1954)
- Supreme court says school segregation is unconstitutional
- Many politicians resisted
- One even blockaded the school to block out blacks
- National standards for racial equality prevailed
- The Tenth Amendment
- Powers not delegated to the U.S. by constitution nor prohibited by
it to the states are reserved to the States respectively or to the
- Some people say this means the national government can only obey
the constitution
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