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Equal Rights Amendment (Proposed)

Description: The proposed Equal Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was first introduced in 1923, and was passed by the Congress in 1972. In 1978, Congress extended the original deadline for ratification of the ERA. Thus, if it receives approval in the form of ratification by 38 States before June 30, 1982, the measure will become the 27th Amendment to the Constitution, and will require equal treatment under Federal and State laws and practices for all persons, regardless of sex.
Date: October 18, 1974
Creator: Holcomb, Morrigene
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High School Student Rights: Selected References

Description: This report provides a bibliography of resources related to the rights of high school students regarding issues such as civil rights, discipline, dress, participation in or organization of protests, pregnancy, and marriage.
Date: October 2, 1972
Creator: Riddle, Wayne
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Historical Summary of School Desegregation Since 1954

Description: This report discusses desegregation in public schools after the 1954 "Brown v. Board of Education" decision. Topics covered include initial reactions and responses to "Brown", desegregation efforts in the south through 1964, the passage of the Civil Rights Act in 1964, further desegregation efforts in the south after 1954 and desegregation in the north and west, major desegregation court cases, and legislative and presidential action related to desegregation and civil rights.
Date: September 5, 1973
Creator: Montgomery, Katherine
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department