Teaching With Documents, Volume 1

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Document 6: North Caroline Resolution


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Citation: From file 8/1 NO 55,629, box 1, 1954, Records of the Supreme Court of the United States, RG 267.

Questions for Students

1. When was the resolution written? What U.S. Supreme Court decision is it in response to?

2. Based on this resolution, what would be the policy of North Carolina toward desegregation?

Discussion Questions

1. What do these reasons reveal about the climate of opinion in North Carolina at the time? What do they tell us about the relation between social customs and the law? How valid do these reasons seem today?

2. Suppose that you are the superintendent of schools for a North Carolina school district. You believe in school integration. How does this resolution affect you as a school administrator? As a citizen of North Carolina?

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Chicago: "Document 6: North Caroline Resolution," Teaching With Documents, Volume 1 in Teaching With Documents: Using Primary Sources from the National Archives, ed. United States. National Archives and Records Administration and National Council for the Social Studies (Washington, D.C.: National Archives Trust Fund Board, 1989), 51–54. Original Sources, accessed February 20, 2020, http://originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=Q488PD7NXTMZL2W.

MLA: . "Document 6: North Caroline Resolution." Teaching With Documents, Volume 1, in Teaching With Documents: Using Primary Sources from the National Archives, edited by United States. National Archives and Records Administration and National Council for the Social Studies, Vol. 1, Washington, D.C., National Archives Trust Fund Board, 1989, pp. 51–54. Original Sources. 20 Feb. 2020. originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=Q488PD7NXTMZL2W.

Harvard: , 'Document 6: North Caroline Resolution' in Teaching With Documents, Volume 1. cited in 1989, Teaching With Documents: Using Primary Sources from the National Archives, ed. , National Archives Trust Fund Board, Washington, D.C., pp.51–54. Original Sources, retrieved 20 February 2020, from http://originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=Q488PD7NXTMZL2W.