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Handout B: Document Summary Table (The Civil Rights Movement)

Handout B: Documents Summary Table

Directions: Use this form to develop an overview of the evidence available.

Document name, date, & author (if provided) Answer to related question(s) What is the main idea of this document?
Virginia Criminal Code, 1847
Section of the Fourteenth Amendment, 1868
Plessy v. Ferguson (1896), Majority Opinion
Plessy v. Ferguson (1896), Dissenting Opinion
Washington, D.C. Public Schools, 1st Div-Class Making Geometric Forms with Paper, 1899
Crowded Segregated Classroom, ca. 1940s
Segregation Laws Map, 1953
Brown v. Board of Education (1954), Unanimous Majority Opinion
Brown II (1955), Majority Opinion
“Supreme Court Decision,” 1954