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Adjudicating Equality Continues: The Middle District and School Desegregation, 1968–1976

James M. Denham

in Fifty Years of Justice: A History of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060491
eISBN:
9780813050638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060491.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter includes an extended narrative and analysis of civil rights with the Middle District of Florida from 1968 to 1976. The federal judicial context during the Nixon-Ford Years is addressed ... More


“Un-American, Atheistic, Subversive, and Communistic”

Brandon Haught

in Going Ape: Florida's Battles over Evolution in the Classroom

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049434
eISBN:
9780813050409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049434.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

From the late 1940s to the mid-1950s, the Florida Department of Education attempted to handle complaints surrounding the science vs. religion conflict in state classrooms by publishing official ... More


“A History of Hoaxes, Deception, and Deceit”

Brandon Haught

in Going Ape: Florida's Battles over Evolution in the Classroom

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049434
eISBN:
9780813050409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049434.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

Rev. Clarence E. Winslow tried his anti-evolution pitch again in Manatee County in 1983. A new school board member seemed receptive. This effort climaxed at a packed school board meeting where many ... More


“A Conspiracy to Destroy the Faith of Children”

Brandon Haught

in Going Ape: Florida's Battles over Evolution in the Classroom

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049434
eISBN:
9780813050409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049434.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

In the late 1980s, a high school teacher became the focus of attention in Broward County when it was discovered he had been teaching creationism in his class without official approval. During the ... More


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