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Unformatted text preview: -Since most African Americans in the South were banned from voting.-Outside the South, African Americans were voters, which meant that northern and western politicians had a reason to take interest in civil rights.-Northern African Americans may have been voting, but many elements of the “affluent society” remained closed to them; after WWII, they wanted in.-Postwar prosperity lifted -The end of colonialism in Africa saw 21 new nations established b/n 1949 and 1961.-...
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This note was uploaded on 05/10/2008 for the course HIST 110 taught by Professor Weise during the Spring '08 term at San Diego State.
- Spring '08