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Lecture Notes for HIST 2112 - American History Since 1865 with Drake at Georgia (UGA)

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Material Type:Class Note
Professor:Drake
Class:HIST 2112 - American History Since 1865
Subject:History
University:University of Georgia
Term:Fall 2009
Keywords:
  • School Choice
  • Conservatives
  • Assassination
  • Freedom Summer
  • Conservative
  • Counterculture
  • Traditional
  • Universities
  • Credibility Gap
  • Segregation
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To Redeem the Soul of America: The Civil Rights Movement 03/30/2009 A. The “Fabulous” Fifties? • The Civil Rights Movement: The “Second Reconstruction” ○ A number of racial equality laws finally get enforced ○ From the beginning, a movement by black people for black people and deeply rooted in the church ○ Not as much of a political movement B. Why the Civil Rights Movement in the 1950’s? • World War II ○ Black soldiers sent over and see societies without social segregation ○ Not allowed in combat ○ Fight an enemy of white supremacy ○ Black workers at home began organizing because they were not allowed into Unions • Cold War ○ Soviets pointed out the treatment of blacks in the South saying that it was not freedom  Contradiction between our ideals and out actions • Expectorations in consumer society C. The Legal Approach – early 1950’s • • • Fairly tame approach, Change the laws, change the society The NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Col...

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