Late 20th and Early 21st Centuries
The Civil Rights Movement
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Civil Rights in South Carolina
Analyze the movement for civil rights in South Carolina, including the impact of the landmark court cases Elmore v. Rice and Briggs v. Elliot; civil rights leaders Septima Poinsette Clark, Modjeska Monteith Simkins, and Matthew J. Perry; the South Carolina school equalization effort and other resistance to school integration; peaceful efforts to integrate beginning with colleges and demonstrations in South Carolina such as the Friendship Nine and the Orangeburg Massacre.
Based on evidence provided, how did most white South Carolinians react to the 1954 Brown v. Board decision and school integration?