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Describe land of freedom summer 1964
SNCC The student non-violent, Sent students to Mississippi they went to go and get the vote and pass the literacy test. Churches were firebombed and three civil rights people were murdered. It focused is the national attention on voting. However, i
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Why the march of Washington was important
200,000 attended the Washington much in 1963 he put pressure on the government. But I didn't do anything to change mind of politicians against the bill ‘The March on Washington was important because it had a big impact on American public opinion. It
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Malcom x and President Kennedy made equal contribution to civil rights in 1960, do you agree?
President Kennedy introduced a Civil Rights Bill to Congress in February 1963. This Bill aimed to guarantee desegregation in public places, to help black people to use their votes and to help black workers. Kennedy was assassinated in November 1963 b
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Who was McCarthy?
He was a communist (witch hunter) 1952, he was the white house committee to investigate suspected communists
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Who was the Soviet Union?
In the late 1940s, Soviet Union took control of Eastern Europe 'Iron curtain' descends between East and West. American fears that communism might take over the world In 1948, the Soviet Union blockaded Berlin. Soviet Union blocked all routes into Ber
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How did the international situation make Americans more fearful of communions outside America? Soviet expansion
Increased empire at the end of WW2. All countries of Eastern Europe had to come under control of Moscow.
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How did the international situation make Americans more fearful of communions outside America? Truman
USA tried to half further soviet expansion into Europe; the USA gave billions of “marshal aid” to Western Europe.
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How did the international situation make Americans more fearful of communions outside America? Berlin blockade
1948, the USSR determined to advance Europe further; they attempted to take West Berlin, after 15 months Stalin backed down.
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How did the international situation make Americans more fearful of communions outside America? atom bomb
1949 USSR developed atom bomb. The USA monopoly weapons broke.
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How did the international situation make Americans more fearful of communions inside America? FBI
Hoover set up the programme to investigate suspected communists. 1947-50- 3 million had to swear a loyalty oath. 212 were forced out of post.
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How did the international situation make Americans more fearful of communions inside America? huac
exposed suspected communist for US congress, Hollywood refused to answer question so there were jailed for one year. they became front page news.
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How did the international situation make Americans more fearful of communions inside America? Hiss case
1948 they were investigated, passing secrets to soviet union- sentenced for 5 years.
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What was the red scare?
it was product of enteral and internal threats (1940) threats created fear of communion, 1950 people (USA) were a serious threat, they were willing to support the witch hunt.
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What is McCarthyism?
Joseph McCarthy was in a non-politician in 1950. He claimed that he had 200 communists in State Department. he got a massively publish city he was a tough Communist .The Republican party and president backed McCarthy, he was appointed the head of
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Who was President Kennedy, what did he do after 1960
He was concerned about getting re-elected; it showed civil rights was not want people wanted. Therefore, he decided to help the poor as he need support from the south. Birmingham protest sickens him. 1963 he condemned segregation, he introduced civil
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Who was Malcom X?
Malcom X died in 1965 he had no achievements by inspired the black power movement. He inspired and energised young urban blacks he contributed was intellectual key to the black power movement he may blacks feel black and proud and Americans would ha
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What is little rock?
1957 NAACP attempted integrates gets why only schools they picked nine students. It triggered a violent standoff between white’s segregation and NAACP and to state governor and Eisenhower. Little Rock had a right to go to schools although the governo
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positive of little rock
Cover the media of the globe. Images of the blacks begin to threaten and give sympathy for the Civil Rights movement. Cause huge as a power embarrassment he had no choice to react to dispatch 1000 for troopers for the army. The 20th century that the
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negative of little rock
Little rock campaign and had a little immediate impact and segregation. 1960s before integrated by 1964 only 3% of black children went to desegregated schools
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