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What is the main idea for Brown vs Board of Education?
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The main idea of this case was that racial segregation in public schools was against the Constitution. Before this case, the Supreme Court had ruled that states could segregate black and white people. They could do this as long as the facilities they offered the races were equal to one another. In Brown, the Supreme Court ruled that separate facilities could never be equal at least when it came to the public schools. This forced states throughout the South to change their laws that had prevented black children from attending school with white children.
Posted by pohnpei397 on July 29, 2012 at 3:26 AM (Answer #1)
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