The Ernest Green Story: Little Rock Crisis
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Ernest Green and the rest of the Little Rock Nine attempt to integrate into an all-white school following a mandate by President Eisenhower. However, armed guards prevent them from entering the school.

Public Discussion Questions


  1. Why was it deemed necessary to involve the Arkansas National Guard?
  2. How does the new mandate of integration affect the lives of Black students and generations that follow?
  3. Why did this become such a seminal moment in American history outside of Arkansas? Why were the images and video so widely viewed by all of America?
  4. 4. Would you consider this to be a milestone event in American History? Why? Why not?

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  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    analyze various issues and events of the 20th century such as industrialization, urbanization, incre...
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    The student understands the impact of the American civil rights movement. The student is expected to:
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    trace the historical development of the civil rights movement in the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries,...
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    about 2 years ago
    Brown VS Board of Education
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