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Thurgood Marshall

Carol Greene

Thurgood Marshall

first African-American Supreme Court justice

by Carol Greene

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  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Childrens Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Marshall, Thurgood, 1908-1993 -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Marshall, Thurgood, 1908-1993.,
  • United States. Supreme Court -- Biography.,
  • African American judges -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • African Americans -- Biography.

  • About the Edition

    A biography of the first Afro-American to be appointed to the Supreme Court.

    Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby Carol Greene.
    GenreJuvenile literature., Biography, Biography.
    SeriesA Rookie biography
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF8745.M34 G74 1991
    The Physical Object
    Pagination47 p. :
    Number of Pages47
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2028645M
    ISBN 100516042254
    LC Control Number91004798
    OCLC/WorldCa23689673

    Whenever Thurgood Marshall got into trouble at school, the principal would make him sit in the basement and read the U.S. Constitution. By the time he was 12, he had most of it memorized and his interest in law had begun to take seed/5. Maryland Carey Law is an institution of rich heritage with innovative programs and forward thinking perspective working to produce tomorrow's leaders. The University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law was authorized by the Maryland legislature in and began regular instruction in and stands among five other professional schools on the University of Maryland, Baltimore campus.

    Thurgood Marshall changed American history by challenging it. In the first half of the twentieth century, African Americans were often treated as second-class citizens and subject to Jim Crow laws, which promoted both racism and segregation. This is the world that Marshall grew up in, and he Brand: Penguin Young Readers Group. Will Haygood’s book, Showdown: Thurgood Marshall and the Supreme Court Nomination that Changed America, is a gripping account of the nomination process that put the first African-American on the Supreme Court. Nominated by President Lyndon Johnson, Thurgood Marshall’s hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee was anything but smooth and /5.

    Thurgood Marshall (July 2, –January 24, ), the great-grandson of slaves, was the first African-American justice appointed to the United States Supreme Court, where he served from to Thurgood Marshall Branch is in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood on Chicago’s South Side.


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