American Frontier Lawmen 1850-1930 by Charles M Robinson III, Richard Hook

By Charles M Robinson III, Richard Hook

Within the 1840s, gold had formally been came across in California, and lots of males made their approach out West looking for riches. The early mining camps have been harmful locations choked with violence and crime. legislation and order was once wanted, and the Vigilante Committee turned the 1st equipped deliverer of justice in those turbulent new cities. As an increasing number of humans headed out West, and plenty of new cities sprang up, a extra respectable procedure of legislations used to be wanted. From the times of the California Gold Rush to the killing of invoice Tilghman, the final of the normal frontier lawmen, this ebook discusses the boys that formed legislation and order within the 'Wild, Wild West'.

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Respondents were asked, among other things, what they would do if Negroes were allowed in classrooms, school cafeterias, swimming pools, parties and dances, and dormitory rooms with whites. By focusing on the social aspects of desegregation, the questions played on the prejudices of parents. Among white parents, 8 percent stated that they would admit black students immediately, 22 percent would admit them after an unspecified length of preparation, 24 percent would delay admission as long as possible, and 44 percent would not admit them under any circumstances.

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