United States History
Question of the Day

Brown v. Topeka

The 1954 decision angered many, but proved to be
far-reaching in its impact on American society

Question 1314147

With the Brown v. Topeka Board of Education decision,

(A) the Supreme Court ruled that separate but equal was constitutional
(B) schools across the country were ordered to desegregate immediately
(C) public accommodations, such as restaurants and hotels, were ordered desegregated in addition to schools
(D) the Supreme Court used the equal protection clause of the 14th Amendment in rendering its unanimous decision
(E) opponents of school desegregation scored a huge victory

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