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Step 1: Search Terms from Research Question

Starting Reaserch Question:

What's the impact of, legacy from, or implications of "Brown v. Board of Education"?

 Find important words, and refine ambiguous terms:

   What's the impact of, legacy from, or implications of "Brown v. Board of Education"?

Good Initial Search Terms: (Think of synonyms)

     impact,  "Brown v. Board of Education"

 

Step 2: Get Background Information

Encyclopedias

  • Overview   -   Gain a broad understanding of your topic
  • Definitions - Be an informed reader
  • Notable Names - Know the major players
  • Dates & Events - Contextualize your topic
  • Bibliographies - Fish those citations!

 General Encyclopedias

 

Step 3: Gather More Search Terms

Build a list of keywords and synonyms

 

 

  "Brown v. Board of Education"   "Brown vs. Board of Education" "Brown versus Board of Education" 347 U.S.
Oliver Brown, et al. v. Board of Education of Topeka, et al.
school desegregation   school integration


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   implications   impact effects • legacy


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