History 1302 Lecture April 14

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History 1302 Lecture April 14, 2010 Rights Revolutions: Race, Ethnicity, Gender, Sex, and Politics Right Activists Liberal, integrationist reformers Radical, liberationist, revolutionaries White Suburbanites? Form a large portion of the American population Cultural influence Educated, large expansion in access to education because of GI bills, many veterans were able to go to school with the money they got from the government Economically powerful Housing – to have a house means you own land and equity in your property, which gave white suburbanites power Engines of the Rights Revolutions Cold War context – created a political climate which encouraged African Americans to press for equality, also encouraged white suburbanites to re-enforce segregation Strategic and consistent activism Federal and Judicial interventions From Economic Right to Civil Rights Participation in the labor movement – organization of the CIL, federal government begins to side with the American workers rather than American corporations
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This note was uploaded on 04/20/2010 for the course HIST 1302W taught by Professor Mathieu during the Spring '10 term at Minnesota.

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