Friday, March 18, 2016

Democratizing Twentieth Century - Homework - Due Monday, March 21


1 - What tactics did Southerners use to resist against the increased civil rights activism.

2 - Discuss the Northern migration of African Americans and its impact.

3 - Who were the "Black Muslims" and why are they significant?

4 - Identify: Clarence Mitchell

5 - Discuss the provisions of the Civil Rights Act of 1957 and the reactions of both its proponents and opponents.

6 - Discuss the impact of international events on the passage of the Act.

7 - Identify: Pauli Murray, Ella Baker, Fannie Lou Hamer, Daisy Bates, Angela Davis

8 - What role did the Supreme Court play in protecting black voting rights?

9 - Discuss the role of blacks in the election of 1960.

10 - What gains did blacks make as a result of Kennedy's actions?

11 - Identify: Freedom to the Free

12 - Discuss JFK's proposed Civil Rights bill. Why did some oppose it?

13 - Why didn't DuBois participate in the March on Washington?

14 - Identify: Edwards v South Carolina, Johnson v Virginia

15 - Identify: 24th Amendemnt

16 - Discuss the politics of passing the Civil Rights Act of 1964

17 - Discuss the white backlash against the Civil Rights Act of 1964, more specifically, the actions of the Ku Klux Klan.

18 - Discuss the election of 1964.

19 - Identify: Ralph Bunche

20 - Discuss the gains made by blacks within the Johnson administration.

21 - Discuss the economic inequality between blacks and whites in the North. In what ways did Federal policies contribute to housing inequality?

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