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

John Kyle Day

Abstract

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 Manifesto. On March 13, 1956, ninety-nine members of the Eighty-Fourth United States Congress promulgated the Southern Manifesto, formally stating opposition to Brown v. Board of Education (1954) and the emerging Civil Rights Movement. This book explores a crucial aspect of post-war American history in general and the Civil Rights Movement in particular, most notably that of efforts by southern segregation ... More

Keywords: Southern Manifesto, Desegregation, Civil Rights, Congress, Massive Resistance, Brown v. Board of Education (1954)

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9781628460315
Published to University Press of Mississippi: May 2017 DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781628460315.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

John Kyle Day, author
University of Arkansas at Monticello