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Ow Did The Roles Of These Presidents Have An Effect/impact On Civil Rights In America

Significance of Civil Rights Movement?

I'm writing a paper on the significance of the civil rights movement. Other than the obvious answer, can anyone shoot some ideas as to how it has affected our society today? Please and thank you :)

Rosa Parks involvement in the black civil rights movement?

What effects did the courageous efforts of Rosa Parks have on the black civil rights movement in the United States, as well as on the use of civil disobedience to battle injustices?

How was she involved? How did she impact the rights movement? What were those efforts?

Please any information can help!!

Did the vietnam war help the civil rights movement?

Vietnam war encouraged many people to participate in mass protests against it. Thus, civil rights were widely recognized as legitimate means of people empowerment.

How important was Martin Luther King Jr to the civil rights movement?


Assess The Role And Impact Of Martin Luther King Junior In The Civil Rights Movement
On November 16 2008, Barack Obama was elected as the first African American president of the United States of America, a role that is counted as one of the most powerful in the world. This wouldn’t have been possible if Martin Luther King (Jnr) didn’t fight for racial equality 50 years earlier. He played important roles in many non violent protests, such as the bus boycott, sit ins and freedom rides, but he also helped founded the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, serving as its first president.

In the 1955 bus boycott, the African Americans refused to use public transport for almost a year. This was lead by Martin Luther King. During the bus boycott his house was bombed and many threats and verbal abuse was thrown at him. This was the first stepping stone to racial equality, as racial segregation on public transport has been removed...

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Essay about Black Civil rights in the USA?

I need to think of an essay question to do with Civil Rights. Im thinking of ' To what extent is it true to say that Presedent Kennedy did more to help Black Civil Rights than President Johnson'.
Is there alot of debate around this question? has anyone got any suggestions or know any books i should read? Or is there a better question i could do? Thanks

9th grade American Government question?

If your skin is purple and purple people are not allowed to vote, it's likely your elected officials would not pay much attention to issues that are important to purple people, right? And you wouldn't find purple people in Congress or state legislatures either. OK now change skin color from purple to black. You will see that for many many years, Congress and many state legislatures were mostly (if not entirely) white males.
White men of the 18th and 19th centuries already had their rights and so the civil rights movement as we know it today didn't exist back then. It was only when blacks and women gained the rights to be educated and to vote in the late 1800s and early 1900s that the civil rights movement began to take hold and by the 1960s there was a flood of civil rights legislation being signed into law. You will also note that this happened as more blacks and women got elected to Congress and state legislatures.
Make sense now? Good luck in school and remember everything that you learn!!