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School Integration by 1964

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Which of the following conclusions can be made by examining the map below showing racial integration of public schools by 1964?

Map of the Desegregation in the South 1954-1964. Digital image. N.p., n.d. Web. 1 Mar. 2016.

A

Poor states like Mississippi, Alabama, and Georgia could not afford to integrate their schools during the era.

B

Racism was not an issue in states like Kentucky and West Virginia during the era.

C

States like Mississippi, Alabama and Georgia held contempt for the Federal government during the era.

D

Florida was less racist than its neighboring states due to white migration patterns from Northern urban centers during the era.

E

Presidents Kennedy and Johnson were ineffective in convincing Southern states to integrate their school systems.