The Oregon School Fight 1924 Compulsory Education Law ruled unconstitutional ~ legal battle ~ Portland ~ History

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Title: The Oregon School Fight: A True History compiled from the arguments of proponents and opponents of the bill and the arguments on the constitutionality of the measure as argued before the Honorable Judges, W. B. Gilbert, C. E. Wolverton and R. S. Bean in Portland, Oregon, January 15th, 1924. And the Complete text of the Decision handed down by Judges William B. Gilbert, Charles E. Wolverton and Robert S. Bean of the United States District Court for Oregon, March 31, 1924, whereby the Oregon Compulsory School Law is Declared Unconstitutional.

Description: Wraps with printed front cover. Some loss at spine ends. General wear to front cover. Interior is clean and unmarked. Placed in an archival mylar sleeve. 152 pages. Scarce.

In 1922, the people of Oregon passed a law making public education of school children compulsory. This was supported by the Ku Klux Klan. Private and religious schools objected. In 1924, a federal court declared the law unconstitutional.

The Oregon School Fight documents the 1922 Oregon Compulsory School Law, compiled from the arguments of proponents and opponents of the bill and the arguments on the constitutionality of the measure, as argued before the Judges William B. Gilbert, Charles E. Wolverton and Robert S. Bean in Portland, on January 15th, 1924. Includes the complete text of the March 1924 decision of the U.S. District Court, whereby the Oregon Compulsory School Law was declared unconstitutional.

Binding: Soft cover/wraps
Condition: Good+

Publisher: A. B. Cain, State Sec. A. O. H.
Place: Portland, Oregon
Year: 1924

Keywords: compulsory education, compulsory school, Portland,

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