Tuesday, September 23, 2014

This Day in History: Central High School

This executive order of September 23, 1957, signed by President Dwight Eisenhower, sent Federal troops to maintain order and peace while the integration of Central High School in Little Rock, AR, took place.
Read the rest of this story and see interactive images of the executive order at ourdocuments.gov. While you are there, stick around and learn about some of the other 100 milestone documents of American history.


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