IB U.S History The Struggle for Black Equality Chapter 5-6.pdf

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-They had felt the heat from washington and feared the city was on the verge of a major bloodletting. -They had reckoned the toll of the black boycott; sales in April had dropped more than a third in the downtown stores. 14.What agreement was reached between the Senior Citizen’s council and the SCLC? -The SCLC had reached the demands for desegregating lunch counters, restrooms, restrooms, and drinking fountains. -The SCLC moreover had acceded to the release of arrested demonstrators on bond, giving up its demand for the outright dismissal of all charges against them 15.How did Birmingham test the doctrine of nonviolence? -Went against it. Bombs ignited by whites. -Black protestors began throwing rocks at the police and firemen and stabbing them. -Buildings were set on fire. -They craved veangence as they were put too low when mistreated harshly 16.What was the impact of Birmingham on the black community? -More passionately -Awakened them to a new sense of power, ignited confidence in the potency of mass social dislocation to overcome white transigence. -Spurred self pride, a spirit in black unity, a willingness to join the struggle 17.What gains are made in some southern communities in the months following Birmingham? -Pool of prospective dues-paying members, of bodies to be ultilized in demonstrations, and of committed activists willing to work fulltime in the movement increased spectacularly after Birmingham. -Nearly 8 boycotts, marches and sitins in 200 cities and towns across the south occurred in the 3 months after Birmingham. 18.How did white southern racists react? -Retreat and many white southern leaders began bargaining for peace, fearing the loss of of business profits and/or all out race war 19.Why does Sitkoff say white opinion in the rest of the country was supportive of the civil rights movement? -embraced by the white supremacy -disgusted by south racist violence 20.What was James Baldwin’s message in The Fire Next Time ? -Force into the consciousness of whites a new sense of African American rancor. -Emphasized that blacks would turn to violence if nonviolent demand were ignored. 21.What was Malcolm X’s message in 1963? -expressed of contempt for all things white, his appeal to blacks to fight racism, “by any means necessary,” and his insistence that “day of nonviolent resistance is over.”
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22.What was the response of the American business community? -No turbulence profit -It was now a reasonable reason to meet the demands of the blacks 23.What was causing Kennedy’s change in addressing the civil rights agenda?
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