Identify two ways that the post-war culture set the stage for Civil Rights movement. 2. What did the United States Supreme Court rule about segregation in the public schools?
1. Identify two ways that the post-war culture set the stage for Civil Rights movement. 2. What did the United States Supreme Court rule about segregation in the public schools? 3. Name two places that African Americans targeted for racial desegregation. 4. What two historical figures did Martin Luther King Jr. draw his ideas and inspiration from? 5. Name two ways the federal government attempted to assist the freedom riders 6. What was the outcome of the demonstrations in Birmingham? 7. Name two problems that minority groups continued to face in the Northern portion of the United States. 8. Name  result of the Great Society and  result of the Warren Court that were transformational in effect? 9. What was the significance of the Voting Rights Act of 1965? 10. What was hippie movement? Was it an accurate reflection of the counterculture, or an overstatement, or both? 11. What other “minority groups” benefitted from the Civil Rights movement? 12. What conclusions were reached by the Kerner Commission? 13. What are the key points of the Civil Rights Act of 1968? 14. What were the major assassinations of 1968, and how did the devastate America? 15. Who was Stokely Carmichael and what idea did he introduce into the struggle for civil equality? 16. How did Richard Nixon use the concept of the “silent majority to his advantage?