#211 – Catholic Schools versus the KKK


In the 1920’s the Ku Klux Klan tried to shut down Catholic and other private schools in Oregon in the name of protecting American values. The effects of this would go all the way to the Supreme Court and help define human rights in the United States even today. Plus, the Eucharistic Prayer in the East and the West

Pierce vs Society of School Sisters Supreme Court Decision
The Ku Klux Klan’s attempts to abolish Catholic Schools in Washington and Oregon

See also:
David B. Tyack. “The Perils of Pluralism: The Background of the Pierce Case,”American Historical Review, Vol. 74, No. 1 (Oct., 1968), pp. 74–98

Plus a new book coming out on the case:
Cross Purposes by Paula Abrams

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podcasticon#211 – Catholic Schools versus the KKK


One Comment

  1. sjdemoor85
    Posted November 3, 2009 at 12:45 am | Permalink | Reply

    Blog looks great. I am new to blogging, here is my link, let me know what you think. Blessings
    Seth J. DeMoor

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