Alabama Governor George Wallace stood in front of the schoolhouse door, refusing entry to two African American students.
This took place at the Foster Auditorium at the University of Alabama. Wallace's attempt to continue segregation brought him into the national spotlight once President John F. Kennedy issued Executive Order 11111. The order brought in the National Guard which forced Wallace to step aside.
When his marriage to Catherine did not produce a male heir, King Henry became infatuated with Anne Boleyn. After Pope Clement VII refused to grant a divorce from Catherine, King Henry took it upon himself to assume supremacy over the church. This set off a chain of events that eventually led to England's division with the Catholic Church.
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