response 3 - Matthew O'Donnell September 28, 2007 American...

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Matthew O’Donnell September 28, 2007 American Political Thought Reaction Paper George Wallace’s statement was very well articulated and convincing. I was almost convinced for states right, not segregation but state rights. He put up a great argument for the interference of a central government is illegal in a state. I don’t agree on that issue and the fact that the interference was for the spread of equality. I thought that it was interesting points he made criticizing to federal government for interfering in state affairs. I do believe that Wallace is a incredibly racist individual, who was rightfully removed from the door way. He seemed to avoid the reason he was out at the university, but instead emphasized the point that he believed the central government had committed an illegal act. I found the article interesting that the central government was attacked like so. In the letter from a Birmingham Jail, it seemed to take a more religious approach to solving injustice. The attempt to abolish segregation is a difficult one down south and it seems
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course POLISCI 150 taught by Professor Deanrobinson during the Fall '08 term at UMass (Amherst).

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