The United States Civil Rights

The United States Civil Rights era is often considered to be America’s “Second Reconstruction Era.” Considering what you learned of US history between the era of Reconstruction (1865) and the Civil Rights Era (1950s-1960s), why did a “Second Reconstruction” come to fruition and do you feel it was necessary? Do you feel the initial era of Reconstruction was a success or failure? What were race relations like after the era of Reconstruction (1865) and leading up to the Civil Rights era (1950s-1960s)? Explain your answer using specific examples from the textbook, lectures, primary sources, videos, and articles. Compare and contrast the various progressive/protest movements in the United States during the 20th This can include, but is not limited to, African Americans, women, Latino Americans, and college students. Compare the various techniques used by these groups within their movements and the reasons that these groups were protesting. In your mind, what group’s arguments were most compelling and which techniques were most successful? Support this decision with evidence from the textbook, lectures, primary sources, videos, and articles. How was life different for women living in 1860s United States compared to 1980s United States? In your opinion, what is the most dramatic difference? What brought about these changes? What movements, laws, policies, made the biggest impact on the lives of women during this period?

 

 

 

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