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Civil%20Rights-MWF09 - The Fight for Equality...

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The Fight for Equality
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African-Americans in the 1940s Growth of Political Influence Migration to the North Black Middle Class Effects of WWII Appointment of Commission on Civil Rights (1946) NAACP mounts legal challenge to school segregation
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Emergence of the Civil Rights Movement (CRM) Segregation & Discrimination in all parts of U.S. Jim Crow Laws Legal System Discrimination Liberty (opportunity) v. Equality Local customs & control v. National authority
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Brown v. Board of Education (1954)
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Desegregation “Separate is inherently unequal” Little Rock Test Case Protesters threatened National Guard Black students refused entrance 101st Airborne School year hard Schools shut down Fall 1972, integration
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The Little Rock Nine
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Early Issues Dec. 1, 1955 Rosa Parks 60% would be good Montgomery Improvement Association MLK, Jr.
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This note was uploaded on 03/01/2012 for the course ENC 101 taught by Professor Green during the Spring '12 term at University of Florida.

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Civil%20Rights-MWF09 - The Fight for Equality...

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