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by Dwight Eisenhower; won second term as Vice President in 1956 Won acclaim for “kitchen debate” with Soviet premier Nikita Khrushchev in 1959 10. How did the 1960’s election shape the future of politics? AT the beginning of the 1960s conservatives were in a better position than at any time since the 1930s to challenge moderate Republicans for control of the party. But large obstacles remained. 12. What was a major factor in Kennedy receiving 70% of the African American vote? Kennedy’s symbolic gesture solidified his support among blacks, and encouraged a high black voter turnout. Martin Luther King, Sr., prominent in his own right, switched his allegiance to Kennedy. 13. What was the electoral vote count? What was the popular vote count? What patterns or trends do you notice in relationship to how people voted? How do these patterns or trends compare to the most recent presidential election? Explain 21. How did the SNCC believe sit-ins would benefit their cause? SIT-IN organizers believed that if the violence were only on the part of the white community, the world would see the righteousness of their cause. 22. SNCC – What was their main goal/purpose? How did their movement change in 1966? t he wall between the races was gradually being eroded. 24. What was the purpose of the Freedom Rides? They intended to test the Supreme Court's ruling in Boynton v. Virginia (1960), which declared segregation in interstate bus and rail stations unconstitutional. 26. How did the Albany incident change the focus of the student movement? When told as a chapter in the history of the national civil rights movement, Albany was important because of King's involvement and because of the lessons he learned that he would soon apply in Birmingham, Alabama. Out of Albany's failure, then, came Birmingham's success.
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