The Story Behind Race Riots: Harlem
and Bedford Riot of 1964 and Watts Riot in
April 13, 2012
The 1960s were a time of explosive change. The seventy million babies born due
to the post-war baby boom were now young adults determined
RACE AND POLITICS SINCE 1945 MIDTERM EXAM.
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All students MUST answer question ONE.
For the second essay, choose between Questions Two and Three.
Answers should be in essay form. All answers should have an
RACE AND POLITICS SINCE 1945 MIDTERM
QUESTIONS 1 & 3
At the turn of the 18th century, the abolition movement was on a roll. Rhode Island
led the way passing the Gradual Emancipation Act on March 1, 1784. Other states b
The abolition of slavery in 1865 was a huge feat for African Americans, but it was
only the beginning of their integration into society. African Americans spent over a
century fighting for their political rights. Their main tactic was to find strength in
Race and Redistricting in the House
In Chapter Four of his book, Canon shifts his focus to the influence race has on
representative activities before and after elections. The basic question he asks is
essentially, do representativ
BPP and Assata
March 20, 2012
Matthews article No One Ever Asks What a Mans Role in the Revolution Is
and Assata by Assata Shakur, go hand in hand in helping reveal aspects of the Black
Panther Party that sometimes go unnoticed. Matthews
Congressmen, Constituents, an the News Media
Garrow begins the chapter by mentioning the various media outlets that informed
congressmen and citizens about the Selma incident. From the paper to wire services,
Garrow emphasizes th
U.S. Vote Inquiry Ends With Clash
New York Times September 28, 1960New Orleans, LA.
The New York Times article, U.S. Vote Inquiry Ends With Clash, accounts a
dispute between a Louisiana official and the Rights Commission during the secon