54c. Showdown in Little Rock

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Subject:
U.S. History, Law
Provider:
Independence Hall Association
Provider Set:
US History
Level:
Middle School, High School
Language:
English
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration, Reading
Media Format:
Graphics/Photos, Text/HTML
Abstract:
Three years after the Supreme Court declared race-based segregation illegal, a military showdown took place in Little Rock, Arkansas, when nine black students attempted to attend the all-white Central High School on September 3, 1957.

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