Monday, February 29, 2016

Democratzing Twentieth Century America - Homework - Due - Thursday, March 3

**Please make sure you scroll down so you don't miss the homework due 3/1 and 3/2

Read Franklin pgs 506-521 

a) Discuss the gains blacks made via the Supreme Court.
b) Identify: "To Secure These Rights"
c) How did Harry Truman impact the status of blacks?
d) Provide 3 examples of evolution of black voting rights after WWII
e) Discuss NAAWP, White Citizens' Councils and interposition. How did these all impact African Americans?
f) In what ways did whites use violence to resist?
g) What is "white flight"? What caused it and how did impact housing trends?
h) Discuss three gains blacks made regarding employment post WWII.
i) Identify: Fair Housing Act
j) Primary Source Analysis: James Baldwin Reflects on the Ghetto
k) Discuss the degree to which blacks participated in business and commerce.

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