Civil Rights

Civil Rights - Civil Rights Eisenhower and the Dilemma of...

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Unformatted text preview: Civil Rights Eisenhower and the Dilemma of Race Gunnar Myrdal, An American Dilemma (1944) Americas dilemma = the contradiction between the American ideal of equality before the law and the actual treatment of the black caste in American society The First Rumblings of Protest The Emmett Till Tragedy Summer, 1955 The First Rumblings of Protest Brown v. Board of Education, 1954 Jim Crow notion of separate but equal no longer allowed in public education Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott December, 1955 The First Rumblings of Protest The Crisis in Little Rock 1957 attempt by civil rights advocates to desegregate Central High School results in backlash by Governor Orval Faubus and white citizens requires National Guard to suppress revolt Timeline of Civil Rights Movement in the Sixties 1960-1965...
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