Monday, February 11, 2013

Democratizing Twentieth Century Homework - Due Friday, February 15

1) Read Zinn chap 17: "Or Does it Explode?"

2) Identify the each of the following terms. Consider the significance of each. How does the term relate to the essential question for the unit? Provide at least one quote from the text to support your notes for each term:

a) southern blacks and the communist party
b) Angelo Herndon
c) Harry Truman and blacks
e) Truman's Committee on Civil Rights
f) use of Federal Courts
g) Martin Luther King
h) Greensboro, NC
i) CORE/Freedom Rides
j) John Kennedy and blacks
l) Lyndon Johnson and blacks
m) Arthur Sschlesinger: A Thousand Days
n) unemployment, poverty rates whites/blacks
o) Lyndon Johnson
p) Watts, Los Angeles
q) black migration to the North
r) Julius Lester
s) urban riots, 1967
t) National Advisory Committee on Urban Disorders
u) "Black Power Movement"
v) Black Panthers
w) Civil Rights Rights Act 1964, 1965, 1968
x) Vietnam War
y) King, FBI
aa) "black capitalism"

Questions: 1) What did Malcolm X think about Martin Luther King's march on Washington? Provide at least one quote from the Malcolm X excerpt on 457-458.
                2) Select one quote that connects to each of the causes of the Civil Rights Movement.  Explain how each quote connects.

Be prepared to participate in several class discussions on this chapter.

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