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Axia College Material Worksheet C Civil Rights and Black Power Movements Part I Write a 150-250 word essay addressing the following questions: What major event sparked the Civil Rights Movement? What amendment was at the center of this event and what organization led the legal process surrounding the event? After the Civil Rights Movement started, how did Americans, particularly occupants of the South, show resistance to the change that was coming? Part II Complete the following matrix by identifying at least seven (7) leaders or legislative events from both the Civil Rights and Black Power movements. The first leader is provided as a model. Please remember that, although it is difficult to pinpoint when movements start, the best estimates of the
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Unformatted text preview: Civil Rights and Black Power Movements are between 1940 and 1979. Therefore, please be careful in choosing leaders of these movements. In other words, just because a person was involved in abolishing slavery does not necessarily mean that he/she is a part of the CR/BP Movements. Leader and Associated Legislation, if any Date(s) Organization and/or Cause Contribution A. Philip Randolph 1941 Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters, which fought Discrimination His threat to march on Washington to protest discriminatory treatment caused former President Franklin D. Roosevelt to react with new policies on job discrimination. ETH 125...
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