Deborah Kent is the author of several nonfiction books for children. It contains plenty of facts about Thurgood Marshall, as well as enough references to events and the times in which he lived, both of which require some supplementary explanation.
Deborah Kent is the author of several nonfiction books for children. We also relied upon Internet biographies and a couple of other books. This was certainly the best.
Start by marking Thurgood Marshall and the Supreme Court (Cornerstones of Freedom. This book was about the life and legacy of Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall. It begins with Marshalls stance of the Brown vs. Board of Education to his passing in 1993. This book tells of all his most important cases, and of his struggles as the first African-American Supreme Court Justice. I would use this book as a way to merge social studies with writing. I would incorporate this book when teaching my students of different types of writing, such as biographies and autobiographies.
Narrates the life of the first African-American to serve as a judge on the United States Supreme Court.
Select Format: Paperback. Narrates the life of the first African-American to serve as a judge on the United States Supreme Court. ISBN13:9780516261393. Release Date:September 1996.
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Month Day. June 13. Thurgood Marshall appointed to Supreme Court. President Lyndon Johnson appoints . Court of Appeals Judge Thurgood Marshall to fill the seat of retiring Supreme Court Associate Justice Tom C. Clark
Month Day. Clark. On August 30, after a heated debate, the Senate confirmed Marshall’s nomination by a vote of 69 to 11. Two days later, he was sworn in by Chief Justice Earl Warren, making him the first African American in history to sit on America’s highest court. The great-grandson of slaves, Marshall was born in Baltimore, Maryland, in 1908.
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President Lyndon Johnson nominated Marshall to the Supreme Court after Justice Tom Clark retired. Showdown: Thurgood Marshall and the Supreme Court Nomination That Changed America. On August 30, the Senate confirmed Marshall with a vote of 69 to 11 and 20 abstaining. Senators concerns about Marshall claimed to be about his liberal judicial advocacy for civil rights but were about race. Still, Marshall garnered enough support to make history. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2015.
Supreme Court-Biography. Thurgood Marshall lived to be eighty-four and was no one’s martyr. But Johnson was privately talking about putting Marshall on the Supreme Court. 4. Civil rights workers-United States-Biography. He held high public office, but for those last thirty years of his life Marshall was reclusive, making few public appearances and rarely talking with reporters. For a southern politician, Johnson had a strong sense of racial justice.