Birmingham 1963

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  • Birmingham 1963
    • Cause
      • Extreme white racism
      • Division
        • White businessmen suported dessegregation because of the economic strain it caused
      • Impatience with Kennedy Aministration
      • SCLC wanted to show they were dynamic
    • Participants
      • SCLC
        • MLK led
      • Bull Connor
      • SNCC
      • James Bevel came up with the idea of children's campaign
      • Kennedy released King from prison
    • The significance
      • Encouraged 1964 civil rights Act
      • Support from outside the deep south
      • Highlighted the seriousness of racial hatred
      • First time King led the movement
      • Critisisms of MLK
        • Called a hypocrite for advocating non violence but provoking violence

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