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Williamson, Joy Ann – History of Education Quarterly, 2004
The Brown decisions have become part of the collective American memory. Students know that the 1954 decision ended legalized segregation in elementary and secondary schools and rightly understand it as a benchmark in educational history. However, when pressed for information on the decisions, few have ever read the original court documents and…
Descriptors: Desegregation Litigation, Educational History, Educational Change, Access to Education
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Tamura, Eileen H. – History of Education Quarterly, 1993
Describes the English-only effort in the Territory of Hawaii that typified the Americanization crusade that swept the United States during and after World War I. Asserts that, although the Americanizers focused on southern and eastern Europeans on the mainland, the focus on Japanese in Hawaii added overtones of racial and political discrimination.…
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Cultural Interrelationships, Educational History, Educational Objectives
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Wilcox, Clifford – History of Education Quarterly, 1993
Describes social and intellectual climate at beginning of World War I that was exemplified by overzealous patriots demanding public displays of loyalty. Relates how six professors of German were permanently discharged by University of Ann Arbor. Describes incidents of goading by students and colleagues, and discusses failure of the American…
Descriptors: Academic Freedom, Cultural Images, Employment Practices, Ethnic Discrimination
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Zerby, Charles L. – History of Education Quarterly, 1975
Contrary to recent revisionist interpretation, John Dewey's report to the United States government in 1918 about political attitudes and actions among the Polish in the United States shows a strong commitment to the democratic process and opposes manipulative government. (Author/DE)
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Democratic Values, Educational History, Ethnic Groups
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Eisele, J. Christopher – History of Education Quarterly, 1975
The author refutes the revisionist opinion that John Dewey did not favor the preservation of cultural differences and ethnic variables. (DE)
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Democratic Values, Educational History, Educational Philosophy