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Q: WHo sent troops to integrate a school?
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Which president sent troops to help integrate Ole Miss?

President John.F.Kennedy

What President of the US ordered federal troops to integrate Central High School?

President Eisenhower

Who sent federal troops to Arkansas to enforce school integration?

Dwight Eisenhower sent troops to Little Rock to force integration of Central High there.

What was Eisenhower response to southern efforts to resist desegregation in little rock Arkansas?

He sent troops to protect the students as they entered the school. Apex

What was Eisenhowers response to southern efforts to resist desegregation in Little Rock Arkansas?

He sent in the 101st Airborne Division into Little Rock

What caused the problem in Little Rock?

After the Supreme Court ruling in Brown v. Board of Ed. that ordered that schools be desegregated "in all deliberate speed," attempts to integrate Little Rock High School was made. However the governor of AR sent troops to stop this integration. In turn, the President sent federal troops to enforce desegregation as he viewed the move by the AR Governor as a threat to the authority of the national government. Federal soldiers finally ended up forcing desegregation and because of the federal troops, the first black children started to go to Little Rock High School which was to that point a white-only school.

Was Kennedy the first president since reconstruction to send federal troops to south to protect African Americans?

No, President Dwight D. Eisenhower sent the National Guard to Arkansas in 1957 during the contentious battle over school desegregation in Little Rock, when nine black students tried to integrate Central High School.

What occurred in Little Rock to ensure integration of Central high School?

federal troops were sent.

What president sent troops to help integrate Ole Miss?

President John F. Kennedy sent 127 deputy U.S. Marshals to enforce the federal law that allowed James Meridith to become the first black to legally attend the University of Mississippi.

Why were American troops sent overseas?

Troops are deployed overseas for a number of reasons. Some troops are sent into combat zones to try and perserve peace. Some troops are sent to allied countries to help with aid. Troops are also sent overseas to help allied troops with missions.

Who sent federal troops to Arkansas to make sure African Americans could go to school?


Were federal troops sent in 1957 to enforce school integration?

Well it is because crowds of angry protesters wouldn't allow the first African American students to attend school. Even though schools were beginning to integrate many people still preferred segregation. Plus the black race were still (as they still are but less severly) thought as the inferior race,