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  • Created on: 26-11-15 15:21
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  • JFK
    • Background
      • Comes from a rich, powerful political family.
        • Family was his priority
    • Success/ Failure
      • Success
        • Put more pressure on admin to employ more black people
        • Created CEEO to give equal employment chances for federal employees
        • The battle of 'old Mississippi' and James Meredith
        • Civil rights bill was passed(sympathy?)
        • He went on TV to show his support for the movement
      • Failures
        • Opposed the march on Washington
        • 1962 liberty bill enabling blacks with 6th-grade education to vote failed due to filibusting


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