Board Of Education Dbq

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In 1954, the Brown vs. Board of Education ruling swept the nation, this resulted in the decision that segregated public schools were unconstitutional. While the ruling of this case was in favor of African Americans, and not the Board of Education, this decision forced schools to desegregate resulting in riots and hatred towards African Americans. Due to the Brown vs. the Board of Education ruling, African Americans did not have more freedoms, in actuality it set them back fifteen years according to President Eisenhower. President Eisenhower commented on the Brown vs. Board of Education ruling by saying, “And the fellow who tries to tell me that you can do these things by FORCE is just plain NUTS.” (Eisenhower). According to Eisenhower’s

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