HIS 206 wk 4 Ds 1 - At Home Select one of the following...

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At Home: Select one of the following movements, your chosen movement should be included in the title of your discussion post: Civil Rights Movement Answer the following questions: What conditions existed which created the need for this movement. There are several events that led to the Civil Right Movement which started in the 1950’s. One of the events was the assassination of Malcom X and another would be the bus boycott that started with American Civil Right Activist, Rosa Parks who refused to give up her seat on a bus. What did this movement accomplish? With the Civil Rights Movement, African Americans gained civil rights equal to white Americans which also included equal education, housing, and equal employment opportunity. The biggest achievement was the equal right to vote for women and African Americans. What was the United States Government’s response to this movement? The U.S. Government responded by proposing and signing the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

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