WHY DID THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT SUCCEED?
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Some sources examine the views of key civil rights leaders, while others focus on the actions of followers. One secondary source emphasizes the importance of Dr. King to the movement; the other stresses the spontaneous actions of grassroots activists. Concluding exercises have students consider questions such as "Did social conditions in America in the 1940s, 50s, and ’60s make it harder or easier for the civil rights movement to succeed?"
This title is part of the series: THE HISTORIAN'S APPRENTICE