Kanndiss Riley

Topics: African American, Civil Rights Act of 1964, Racial segregation, Black people, United States, Black Power / Pages: 39 (9528 words) / Published: Dec 23rd, 2012
Civil Rights in the USA 1945-1968
What do I need to revise?

Civil Rights in the USA 1945-1968: Checklist
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African Americans in the 19th Century
Reconstrustion Jim Crow Plessey v ferguson Understand position of blacks.

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Campaigns 1960-1966

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The Early 20th Century

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Great Migration Great War Sense of Community The Depression NAACP Second World War Understand how these factors shape Civil Rights post 1945.

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Greensboro 1960 - w, w, w, w, o/s? Freedom Rides 1961 - w, w, w, w, o/s? James Meredith 1961 Albany 1961-62 - w, w, w, w, o/s? Birmingham 1963 - w, w, w, w, o/s? Washington 1963 - w, w, w, w, o/s? Civil Rights Act 1964 - strengths & weaknesses Selma 1965 - w, w, w, w, o/s? Voting Rights Act 1965 - strengths & weaknesses Campaigns in north - why unsuccessful? Know inside out.

Martin Luther King?

1945-1960

Truman’s contribution; positive & negative Eisenhower’s contribution; positive & negative Brown 1954- who, where, what, why, outcome/significance? Montgomery 1955-56 - w, w, w, w, o/s? Little Rock 1957 - w, w, w, w, o/s?

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Background & rise to prominence Strengths & weaknesses Significance of King Know inside out.

Federal Government in 1960’s
Black Power

Kennedy 61-63 - strengths & weaknesses Johnson 63-68 - strengths & weaknesses Malcolm X & involvement in Nation of Islam Malcolm X - tactics, ideas, when dead Significance of Malcolm X Origins of Black Power & Stokely Carmichael Reasons for emergence of Black Power Black Panther Party - aims and tactics Significance of Black power Know inside out.

Civil Rights in the USA 1945-1968: Checklist
8) Minority Groups
•  Mexican Americans and Native Americans. Understand experience & similarities & differences with black Civil rights campaigns.

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Civil Rights Legislation

1964, 1965 & 1968 - know strengths & weaknesses of each. Understand little

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