Antigovernment sentiments Leftist Activism and Ideological Extremism Origins of

Antigovernment sentiments leftist activism and

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· Antigovernment sentiments Leftist Activism and Ideological Extremism · Origins of the Modern Civil Rights Movement · Equality for African Americans in the South. · Concept: Collective non-violence. · The Rise of Black Power · Reaction to violence directed against nonviolent civil rights movement. · Political independence, economic self-sufficiency, and cultural reawakening. · Growth of the New Left
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· Arose in mid-1960s. · Concept: Direct action. · Military-industrial complex. · Counterculture. Left-Wing Terrorism in the United States · New Left Terrorism · Generational rebellion. · Case: Weatherman organization. · Case: Symbionese Liberation Army. · Ethnonationalist Terrorism on the Left · Few violent nationalist movements. · Case: Black Liberation Army · Case: Puerto Rican Independencistas and the FALN.
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· Leftist Hard Cores · May19 Communist Organization. · New African Freedom Fighters. · United Freedom Front. · Single-Issue Violence · Groups who focus on one issue to the exclusion of others. · Cases: Animal Liberation Front and Earth Liberation Front. Right-Wing Activism and Ideological Extremism · Religious Politics and the “Christian Right” · Mostly Protestant fundamentalists. · Links strict Christian values to political agendas. · Rise of the Anti-Government Patriots · Consider themselves to be the true heirs of the ideals of the
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framers of the U.S. Constitution. · Radical distrust of government. · Many “New World Order” conspiracy theories. · Racial Supremacy · Rooted in historical racial policies and culture. · Organized supremacist groups include the Ku Klux Klan and neo-Nazi movements. · Racial Mysticism · Incorporation of mystical quality to racial supremacy. · Cases: · The Creativity movement. · Asatru. · The Christian Identity Creation Myth · Americanized strain of 18th-century Anglo-Israelism. · One-seedline Christian Identity.
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· Two-Seedline Christian Identity.
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  • Spring '11
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  • Left-wing politics, Animal Liberation Front, Earth Liberation Front

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