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11.3: Striving for EqualityMinorities Face Challenges in the Progressive Era & African Americans Promote Civil RightsThe massive influx of immigrants, coupled with the growing industrialization in the country, resulted in rapidurbanization in the northeast and Midwest.As immigrants came to cities, theAmericanization movementwas designed to assimilate them into the dominantculture of most Americans. Despite these efforts, many immigrants chose to live with those of similar backgrounds,and ethnic communities were formed in major cities across the United States.Followthis linkto a video on Woodrow Wilson’s failures in addressing Civil Rights.1) What may have influenced Wilsons’ decision to appoint segregationists as the heads of federal agencies?
2) Where did segregation expand and return to during Wilsons’ presidency?

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