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April LiangMr. MaynardAPUSH08.03 Civil Rights Movement3/24/2021Question 1. Evaluate the extent to which federal government action was effective in furthering the goals of the Civil Rights Movement.ContextualizationHow can you place your argument into thebroader historical context? In 3–4sentences, describe how something thatoccurs before, during, or continuingafter the time frame of the question isrelevant to your argument that follows.The Civil Rights Movement was a struggle for social justice that took place mainly during the 1950s and 1960s for Black Americans to gain equal rights under the law in the United States. Leaders of the Movement tried to bring about change in several ways, including marches, demonstrations, boycotts, social persuasion, legislation, and the courts. Civil rights, guarantees ofequal social opportunities and equal protection under the law, regardless of race, religion, or otherpersonal characteristics. Examples of civil rights include the right to vote, the right to a fair trial, the right to government services, the right to a public education, and the right to use public facilities. Thesis:●Answers the question●Arguable●Alludes to theevidenceThe federal government action was tremendously effective in furthering the goals of the Civil Rights Movement through legislation passed by Congress, pivotal court cases, and the use of federal troops to enforce laws against segregation.
April LiangMr. MaynardAPUSH08.03 Civil Rights Movement