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

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6. What reasons did Moses give for the need of white student volunteers? -the police were not scared -they’re ready to arrest and expand the jails 7. What were the responses of white Mississippians to the Freedom summer? -The Mississippi KKK created -White violence increased in Mississippi. -Bombs were placed outside the headquarters of COFO, CORE, and SNCC. Fire destroyed a half a dozen black churches linked with the plan/project. -Unprovoked killings of blacks and unpunished crimes against blacks increased rapidly 8. To the disappearance of Schwerner, Goodman, and Chaney, what was the reaction of LBJ, J. Edgar Hoover, white volunteers, and black volunteers? -President Johnson: ordered a massive search and an FBI investigation for their disappearance. -J. Edgar Hoover declared that the FBI “most certainly” wouldn’t give special protection to the movement volunteers in Mississippi 9. When the bodies were discovered, what effect did it have on the attitudes of COFO, SNCC, black volunteers and whites?2Q - COFO would never speak of black nonviolence - SNCC would have weapons on hand and bitter relation between blacks and whites 10.What did the Mississippi Summer Project accomplish locally and nationally? - there were fifty freedom schools and community centers - a mayor aided the blacks understand society, their change and rosing national attention 11.What was the issue for the upcoming Democratic National Convention? -they feared of losing your job -Killed by shooting when voting 12.What compromise was made? Why was the compromise made? - food stamps were made, and the civil rights act enacted 13.What was SNCC’s reaction to the compromise? How did the majority of African Americans view the SNCEE? - it was agreed on the back of the bus - they shouldn't place politics over principle 14.What was LBJ’s reaction to the 1964 election results? Why was voting rights not on his agenda? -surprise and that fear of white backlash for blacks voting rights 15.What accusations did J. Edgar Hoover take against King and SCLC?
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-he was the most infamous liar in the country. 16.Explain the change from satyagraha to duragraha. How does it affect Project Alabama? -Satyagraha is a policy of passive political resistance, Duragraha is a method of tactical nonviolence -During Project Alabama nonviolent demonstrators exercise their rights, they are treated then with violence. -Being under pressure the administration initiates measures of immediate intervention and legislation. 17.Why was Selma chosen as the epicenter to have federal government end barriers to black voting? (2 reasons) -Origen of Alabama Citizens’ Council and of Bull Connor. -Selma represent the hard lives of African American voting in the Deep South 18.In a flow map, outline the events in Selma that led LBJ to sign the voting rights bill on August 3, 1965. -The brutal outrages committed by the white supremacist and by Southern law enforcement officers
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  • History, Nonviolence, Freedom Summer

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