This Day at Law

UK ends New South Wales prisoner transportation policy

On September 4, 1884, the United Kingdom ended its policy of shipping convicted prisoners to the colony of New Sales Wales.Learn more about the lives of convicts in New South Wales from the State Library.

Arkansas governor Faubus attempted to stop integration of Little Rock high school

On September 4, 1957, Arkansas Governor Orville Faubus called out state National Guard troops to prevent federal court-ordered integration of black students into Central High School in Little Rock. President Eisenhower subsequently sent the US 101st Airborne Division to Little Rock to enforce the ruling. Pay a virtual visit to the Little Rock High School National Historic Site.

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