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Michael J. Klarman

in Massive Resistance: Southern Opposition to the Second Reconstruction

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195177862
eISBN:
9780199870189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177862.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter assesses how the forces of massive resistance overwhelmed more liberal opinion on racial integration. It stresses that those white southerners who were opposed to the Brown decision were ... More


Massive Resistance and Minimum Compliance: The Origins of the 1957 Little Rock School Crisis and the Failure of School Desegregation in the South

John A. Kirk

in Massive Resistance: Southern Opposition to the Second Reconstruction

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195177862
eISBN:
9780199870189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177862.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter asserts that scholars who focus on the scenes of violent unrest precipitated by the political antics of Governor Orval Faubus misrepresent the real character of the crisis. It focuses ... More


Contesting Massive Resistance 1954–1962

Tim S. R. Boyd

in Georgia Democrats, the Civil Rights Movement, and the Shaping of the New South

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037653
eISBN:
9780813042152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037653.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter covers the period of the civil rights movement known as “massive resistance” that began after Brown, demonstrating how although the white South was nominally united in opposition to any ... More


“Integration with Dignity”: South Carolina Navigates the Clemson Crisis

Robert Mickey

in Paths Out of Dixie: The Democratization of Authoritarian Enclaves in America's Deep South, 1944-1972

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691133386
eISBN:
9781400838783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691133386.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines how the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in Brown v. Board of Education sparked a crisis over the desegregation of Clemson College in South Carolina. Prior to Brown, South Carolina's ... More


Communists and Perverts under the Palms: The Johns Committee in Florida, 1956-1965

Stacy Braukman

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813039824
eISBN:
9780813043166
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813039824.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book is about a state legislative committee that originated as a tool of massive resistance in Florida, but, through its investigations of gay and lesbian teachers, indecent literature, and ... More


White Womanhood, White Supremacy, and the Rise of Massive Resistance

Elizabeth Gillespie McRae

in Massive Resistance: Southern Opposition to the Second Reconstruction

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195177862
eISBN:
9780199870189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177862.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter draws on traditional constructions of maternal responsibilities in constructing a public role as defender of white supremacy. It argues that women had a duty to campaign against racial ... More


Virginia's Northern Strategy: Southern Segregationists and the Route to National Conservatism

George Lewis

in Painting Dixie Red: When, Where, Why, and How the South Became Republican

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813036847
eISBN:
9780813043999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036847.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In contradistinction to much received wisdom on the chronology of how the South became Republican, this chapter emphasizes the development of Republicanism at the state and local levels first—not the ... More


The Southern Manifesto: Massive Resistance and the Fight to Preserve Segregation

John Kyle Day

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781628460315
eISBN:
9781626740471
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628460315.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The Southern Manifesto: Massive Resistance and the Fight to Preserve Segregation is the first complete study of the Declaration of Constitutional Principles, popularly known as the Southern ... More


No Middle Ground: The Rapid Ascent of Massive Resistance

in Southern Stalemate: Five Years without Public Education in Prince Edward County, Virginia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226063898
eISBN:
9780226063911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226063911.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores massive resistance to school desegregation pressures in Virginia. Prince Edward and Clarendon County promised fierce resistance, and school closings loomed as a real ... More


Introduction: Segregation’s Constant Gardeners

Elizabeth Gillespie McRae

in Mothers of Massive Resistance: White Women and the Politics of White Supremacy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190271718
eISBN:
9780190271749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190271718.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Massive resistance to the civil rights movement has often been presented as sequestered in the South, limited to the decade between the Brown Decision and the Civil Rights Act, and attributed to the ... More


The Limits of Brown

Mark Golub

in Is Racial Equality Unconstitutional?

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190683603
eISBN:
9780190683634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190683603.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Political Theory

Chapter 4 examines the rise of color-blind constitutionalism in the context of school desegregation and the Supreme Court’s post–Brown v. Board implementation cases. As typically understood, ... More


Massive Resistance and the Death of a Black Newspaper

Sid Bedingfield

in Newspaper Wars: Civil Rights and White Resistance in South Carolina, 1935-1965

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041228
eISBN:
9780252099830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041228.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter details the demise of a black newspaper, the Lighthouse and Informer, and the role of white newspapers in the rise of massive resistance to civil rights in South Carolina. John McCray’s ... More


Race and the End of a Regime

Douglas S. Reed

in Building the Federal Schoolhouse: Localism and the American Education State

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199838486
eISBN:
9780199384303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199838486.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the first stages of desegregation in Alexandria, exploring the nature of the local Jim Crow regime, and how federal desegregation efforts undermined it. It examines the rise of ... More


Mothers of Massive Resistance: White Women and the Politics of White Supremacy

Elizabeth Gillespie McRae

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190271718
eISBN:
9780190271749
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190271718.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Examining racial segregation from 1920s to the 1970s, this book argues that white segregationist women constituted the grassroots workforce for racial segregation. For decades, they censored ... More


The White Man’s Holy Institution of Matrimony: Massive Resistance as a Movement for Family Protection, 1950s–1960s

Ted Ownby

in Hurtin' Words: Debating Family Problems in the Twentieth-Century South

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469647005
eISBN:
9781469647029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469647005.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter details the ways opponents of the civil rights movement opposed the notion of brotherhood, referring to “brotherhoodism” as a concept that could undermine all authority, the significance ... More


Threats Within: Black Southerners, 1954–1956

Elizabeth Gillespie McRae

in Mothers of Massive Resistance: White Women and the Politics of White Supremacy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190271718
eISBN:
9780190271749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190271718.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

White segregationist women nationwide believed that the Brown decision threatened their private, public, and political authority. Long committed to the Jim Crow order, they emerged as the mass in ... More


Massive Resistance: Struggles for Civil Rights

Markku Ruotsila

in Fighting Fundamentalist: Carl McIntire and the Politicization of American Fundamentalism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780199372997
eISBN:
9780199373024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199372997.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter investigates the role that McIntire played in debates over proposed civil rights legislation from the Brown decision of 1954 to the Civil Rights Act of 1964. McIntire’s own and his ... More


Strictly Political: Racial and Urban Politics and the Rise of the Richmond Crusade for Voters before 1965

Julian Maxwell Hayter

in The Dream Is Lost: Voting Rights and the Politics of Race in Richmond, Virginia

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813169484
eISBN:
9780813169972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813169484.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 1 reimagines the origins of the civil rights movement by examining the suffrage crusades that predated the Voting Rights Act (VRA) of 1965. The women and men of the Richmond Crusade for ... More


White Women, White Youth, and the Hope of the Nation

Elizabeth Gillespie McRae

in Mothers of Massive Resistance: White Women and the Politics of White Supremacy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190271718
eISBN:
9780190271749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190271718.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

After Brown, white segregationist women build national organizations and were devoted to making white youth political activists and future purveyors of white supremacy. As the legal support for ... More


School Desegregation: Trouble Ahead

Elaine Allen Lechtreck

in Southern White Ministers and the Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496817525
eISBN:
9781496817570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496817525.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

On 17 May 1954, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled unanimously in Brown v The Board of Education that segregated public schools are unconstitutional. This chapter describes massive ... More


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