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US History Since 1877 Shanesha Gamble Active Reading Assignment 16 Discontent: Mass Movements for Racial Justice and Equality Directions: In order to achieve credit for this assignment, you must follow directions and answers all the required questions. While you are reading from Eric Foner’s Give Me Liberty pages, 983-1002: 1) keep track of any new vocabulary, places, and/or persons, you learn about; 2) take note of aspects of this time period you were not aware, something that intrigued you, made you question a previous assumption, or made you think differently about something; 3) jot down questions that emerge as you are reading; 4) answer the following questions and/or key terms in complete sentences and with as much historical detail and specificity as possible: 1. When and why did the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) form and what political actions did they organize? Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee was one of the principal organizations of the American Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s. It emerged from a series of student meetings led by Ella Baker held at Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina in April 1960. SNCC grew into a large organization with many supporters in the North. Their purpose was to coordinate a
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