Brown V. Board Of Education: Supreme Court Case

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Brown v. Board of Education
The Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court case was a very important case for Americans. This case was a landmark United States Supreme Court case in which the Court declared state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students to be unconstitutional. The U.S. Supreme Court's decision in this court case changed majorly the history of race relations in the United States. On May 17, 1954, the Court got rid of constitutional sanctions for segregation by race, and made equal all education opportunities as the law of the land. Without this case, we would not be where we are today. It shaped the United States completely as a whole. It was the first time something regarding race was put a lot
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Most of them wanted to declare segregation in public schools to be unconstitutional. The Supreme Court could not come to a solution by June 1953, which was the end of the court's term. The Court decided to rehear the case in December 1953. During the time of waiting, Chief Justice Fred Vinson died and Gov. Earl Warren from California replaced him. After the case was reheard in 1953, Chief Justice Warren did something that was unable to be done before. He brought all of the Justices to agree to support a the decision declaring segregation in public schools unconstitutional. On May 14, 1954, he delivered the opinion of the Court. It said that "We conclude that in the field of public education the doctrine of 'separate but equal' has no place. Separate educational facilities are inherently unequal. . ."Although it took a very long time before all segregated school systems were to be desegregated, Brown and Brown II contributed greatly to the cause for getting the process…show more content…
It showed us that when America focuses on being a whole and on ethical values, we can do great things. It also shows us that we need to get past our differences if we want to succeed. One of the main points though is to always stand up for what you believe is right. If it were not for thurgood marshall, this might still be a problem for us today. He fought for a better country for us. If we all stuck together and stood up for what is right, so many great things would happen to make our country safer, equal, and
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