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Standard 8.5.CE

8.5.CE Analyze the factors contributing to the shifts in the political party platforms between 19461972.

Grade(s): 6, 7, 8

Subject(s): Social Studies

Year: 2020

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Judge J. Waties Waring (1880-1968) | Road Trip
Judge J. Waties Waring (1880-1968) | Road Trip

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In 1947 Judge J. Waties Waring's monumental ruling in the George Elmore suit (Elmore v. Rice) eliminated the all-white Democratic primary system in South Carolina. For the first time since 1876, the...
George A. Elmore (1905-1954) | Road Trip
George A. Elmore (1905-1954) | Road Trip

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In 1946, George Elmore attempted to vote in the all-White Democratic primary but was denied the right to vote. In February 1947, the NAACP filed a class-action lawsuit in federal court against John I...