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Background information on Civil Rights and America

Political System:
President - Runs country, recommends legislation to be passed to
Congress. Can issue Executive Orders without need for Congress
approval.
Congress - US's parliament. Split into House of Representatives and the
Senate. Bills discussed in congress, and if voted in favour…

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Impact of WW2
Blacks fought in segregated units and resented the fact that they were
fighting for freedom in other countries when they weren't even free in
their own country
A. Randolph threatened a march on Washington during the war to
protest against segregation in the armed forces and against…

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