Cold War Civil Rights By Mary Dudziak

1764 WordsApr 11, 20178 Pages
Cold War Civil Rights by Mary Dudziak’s is a unique take on the American race problem during the 1950s and 60s. The legal segregation is viewed in context of the impact it had on the Cold War. The Civil Rights legislation passed in the 20th century was a result of America’s desire to apply democracy as a “way of life” worldwide. Often, historians take topics to a new level, viewing the subject carefully. This is done in American History, as one might only study women, or cotton plantation owners. The examination Dudziak does, she puts the negro problem out in America. Capturing a lot of heated domestic moments by proving their impact on different foreign affairs. This changes from American History into something called transnational…show more content…
The peruser is reminded that it was viewed as un-American to attempt to change society as of now, conceivably taking into consideration a reason that shielded Truman from passing any notable social equality enactment. The United States, as pioneer of the free world, had been presented and opened to judgment as it was found that her practices and standards were not the same. Wherever from Fiji to Shanghai to Bombay to Manila to London distributed news articles about the after war racial pressure in Southern America, including that of the Ku Klux Klan. The best danger was the Soviet Union, who abused the possibility of U.S. majority rules system as a sham. It appears just as by falling flat at popular government, the nation would flop in everything. Remote representatives that were dark or even recently dim cleaned couldn 't visit America without confronting segregation, and this issue alone was one that constrained the legislature that its position on race was erroneous. She reminds the peruser that regardless of the possibility that these individuals were not the ones unmitigatedly victimized, the dignitaries felt the weight of prejudice and took those
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