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JADEN US HISTORY 02.05 RISE OF THE POLITICAL MACHINES My interest group that I am focusing on would be the black rights movement. Slavery had been abolished in the 1800’s. At this point, it was decided that every person should be created equal and equal rights. It was made illegal to have slaves, but then people made it hard for blacks to acquire the same rights as their white counterparts. They were not allowed to sit on a bus, sit at a “white” counter, drink out of a “white” water fountain among many other things. They had an extremely hard time with some people that still thought the blacks were below them in every meaning of the word. I just feel that it could be compared as to dangling a rabbit in front of greyhound with the thought, you can have it if you can catch it, but never letting them get close to the rabbit. This is where the phrase “dangling a carrot” fits in well. I would like to get a group of supporters that can stand up and help the blacks to get the same rights that everyone else has. We will call our self ‘Rights for All’. I feel that since we are starting

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