Jackie Robinson vividly demonstrated that racism not inferiority impeded

Jackie robinson vividly demonstrated that racism not

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that racism, not inferiority, impeded African American advancement in the postwar era and that segregation need not be a permanent condition of American life.”during the BLM movement promoting bettertreatment of minorities in America. (C)4.“Truman opposed leading the United States into the ‘gigantic booby trap’ of war with Communist China, and the UN forces soon rallied… When Truman offered negotiations to restore the prewar boundary, General MacArthur undermined the move by issuing an ultimatum for China to make peace or suffer an attack on their own country.”1237/2Why was MacArthur so interested in taking amore forceful and direct approach in addressingthe issues with China? (Q)5.“Fears of Communist espionage led Congress in 1950 to pass the McCarran Internal Security Act over President Truman’s veto, making it unlawful ‘to combine, conspire, or agree with any other person to perform any act which would substantially contribute to… the establishment of a totalitarian dictatorship.” 1241/3The passing of this act lead to immigrants beingdenied from entering the U.S because they comefrom places that have a totalitarian dictatorship.(P)301.`America’s stunning prosperity during the 1950s served as a powerful propaganda weapon in the cold war with the Soviet Union… As they toured the exhibit, Nixon boasted to his Soviet hosts of the ‘extraordinary high standards of living’ in the capitalistic United States, with its 56 million automobiles, 50 million television sets, appliance-laden houses, and array of leisure-time equipment. In response, Khrushchev reminded Nixon that many of the desperately poor people in the United States were homeless, whereas everyone in the Soviet Union enjoyed guaranteedhousing.”1247/4How did Nixon react to Khrushchev callingAmerica out on their issues? (Q)2.“As Levitt explained, ‘We can solve a housing problem or we can try to solve a racial problem. But we can’t combine the two.’ Initially, the contracts for houses in Levittown specifically excluded ‘members of other than the Caucasian race.’ A year later, however, the Supreme Court in Shelley c. Kraemer (1948) ruled that such racial restrictions were illegal. But the court ruling did not end segregated housing practices.”1255/2Housing problems cannot be solved if groups ofpeople are being excluded from the plan. It onlymakes the issue more complex than what it wasto begin with. (R)3.“Amid the surging affluence of the supposed ‘happy days’ decade, there was also growing anxiety, dissent, and diversity. Many social critics, writers, and artists expressed a growing sense of unease with the superficiality of the much-1261/4Americans began to develop this materialisticattitude that can be seen in today’s society. Thefear of the effects of this new priority inAmerican culture can be seen in literature andmedia released to the public during the time. (C)
Odoala13celebrated consumer culture. One of the most

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