Extending the American Dream (12-1)

Extending the American Dream (12-1) - 1. The Black Struggle...

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1. The Black Struggle for Equality a. Non-Violent Protest b. Any means necessary 2. The Women’s Movement 3. Latino Movement 4. Native American Protest 5. Social and Cultural Protest 1868; the 14 th Amendment was amended to the Constitution o No state shall take away ones freedom and rights 1870; the 15 th Amendment o No state shall take away the freedom of any man to vote 1950-1970 Harry S. Truman After WW2 blacks push for equal rights Baring discrimination in the fed. government and the military Justice Department became more 1954 received a lot of fuel when the Supreme Court declared that the separate facilities were not constitutional Brown v. Board of Education 1954 o Focused on Schools o 1957 Little Rock, Ark. Mayor sent National Guard to prevent the black students Dwight D. Eisenhower sent paratroops to stop the National Guard 1955; Rosa Park incident o Secretary of the NAACP o Black people organized to boycott the bus system o Martin Luther was there
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This note was uploaded on 03/31/2008 for the course HIST 106 taught by Professor Smith during the Fall '08 term at Texas A&M.

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Extending the American Dream (12-1) - 1. The Black Struggle...

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