brown versus board of education
Brown versus Board of Education (Brown decision)
Note: The Brown decision had an enormous effect on education throughout the country, not only in places where segregated schools were established by law, but also on school systems in which there was de facto segregation. The federal government, in the years that followed, required many city school systems to readjust school boundaries so that individual schools would have a mixed racial population.
shallow water, as opposed to deep (blue) water.
a city in central Texas. Historical Examples Hollow Tree Nights and Days Albert Bigelow Paine
brown, john Note: Robert E. Lee, soon to be commanding general of the main Confederate army, led the marines who captured Brown. Note: In death, Brown became a martyr for abolitionists. “John Brown’s Body,” a popular song in the North during the Civil War, had this refrain: “John Brown’s body lies a-mold’ring in the grave; […]
any of several medium-sized to large bears of the species Ursus arctos, inhabiting North America and Eurasia in dwindling populations, characterized by an upturned muzzle and a hump high on the back and ranging from light tan to near black; formerly considered three distinct species and often still referred to as such: U. horribilis, the […]