HIST 200 Lecture (4.23.2007)

HIST 200 Lecture (4.23.2007) - HIST-200 Lecture 4/23/2007...

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HIST-200 Lecture 4/23/2007 Last time: civil rights, comparisons of African-American and Chicano movement African-American Migration - Outflux in response to segregation and disfranchisement in the south, as well as lure of industry - Movement comes primarily toward the west beginning in the 1930s, accelerated in the 1950s and 1960s - Still, there’s a reverse migration that begins about 1970 o African-Americans go back to the south Civil Rights Movement - AA movement falters because leadership is gone (MLK is assassinated) o Movement has gone militant o Vietnam sucking away protest energies o Now anti-war movement is stronger than AA movement - Results o Legal segregation was killed Segregation in places of most public accommodation Segregation still exists in de facto terms o AA’s were refranchised Comes slowly Voting Rights Act of 1965 By 1975, the black registration matched the white registration in this country (75%) o American South was transformed Rejoins the nation Industrial revolution of sorts in the South
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This note was uploaded on 09/26/2009 for the course HIST 200gm taught by Professor Shammas during the Spring '05 term at USC.

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HIST 200 Lecture (4.23.2007) - HIST-200 Lecture 4/23/2007...

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