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Unformatted text preview: Running head: LEADERS AND LEGISLATION OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS AND 1 Leaders and Legislation of the Civil Rights and Black Power Movements Kristen Ortiz ETH/125 December 16,2011 Jean Ellero LEADERS AND LEGISLATION OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS AND 2 Leaders and Legislation of the Civil Rights and Black Power Movements Part I Complete the following matrix by identifying 7 to 10 leaders or legislative events from both the Civil Rights and Black Power movements. The first leader is provided as a model. 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. 13 th Amendment 1865 Legislation that abolished Slavery Before ratified into the U.S. constitution and during the Civil War it was known as the Emancipation Proclamation, however it was only for the Confederate States in which Abraham Lincoln had no control...
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This note was uploaded on 02/19/2012 for the course SCI 241 241 taught by Professor Donna during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.
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