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Stars Janice Rule. In 1833, Crandall devotes her Connecticut girls’ school exclusively to black students. A hostile community arrests and prosecutes her, then burns down the school. Believing her trial to be illegal, Quaker Crandall faces jail with passive resistance and a firm belief in her convictions. Issues: the status of blacks and women, and equal opportunity in education.
This title is part of the series: PROFILES IN COURAGE
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