Monday, March 7, 2016

Democratizing Twentieth Century America - Homework - Due - Tuesday, March 8

1 - Read Kennedy's speech on civil rights

2 - Summarize the speech's central ideas. What did Kennedy want people to know, think, and believe? 

3 - Select three or four ample quotes from the speech that illustrate the speech's central ideas. Explain. 

4 - What historical events may have impacted the author of this document? How? 

5 - How does this text confirm or refute something you read in a previous text? 

6 - How could this document be used to answer the question: Why then? Why did the Civil Rights Movement get underway when it did? 

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