This indicator was designed to foster inquiry into the changes in South Carolina’s political party platforms resulting from the Civil Rights Movement, from Elmore v. Rice to the national Democratic Party’s support of civil rights to Nixon&...

Grade(s): 8

Subject(s): Social Studies

Year: 2019

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Marion Gressett | History of SC Slide Collection
Marion Gressett | History of SC Slide Collection

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Marion Gressett (1902-1984, see Marion Gressett And Hyman Rubin) was first elected to the South Carolina state Senate from Calhoun County in 1937. A powerful political figure during the 1950s and...
Lester Bates | History of SC Slide Collection
Lester Bates | History of SC Slide Collection

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The growing pressures brought to bear against legal segregation by the federal court system, that culminated in the 1954 Supreme Court decision in "Brown v. The Board of Education" of Topeka, Kansas...
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...