Hist-1302 Essay

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Primary Source Analysis Paper 1. In the pictorial, Miss Colombia’s School House (1894), my initial impression is that this picture serves as the basis for the term “the great melting pot”. The pictorial shows the exclusion of Hawaii and Canada from the United States at that time but the desire to include them. The views of the South are expressed with the presence of the African American child being accosted with a weapon. The picture further depicts an Anglo child assaulting an Asian child. In the back of the pictorial one of the attendees is protesting his view of socialism by carrying a red flag with the work socialism publicized on the flag. This pictorial gives a quick look in to history regarding America’s relations with…show more content…
He believed that the natives survived successfully under the Spanish rule. 2. In the speech given by President Eisenhower about Little Rock, Arkansas in 1957 it “demonstrates we are a nation in which laws, not men are supreme”. Eisenhower was reluctant to use his presidential authority to enforce the Court’s verdict regarding desegregation, but he sent federal troops to deescalate the situation. He stated if the state and local agencies proved they could not carryout a task or order the Executive Branch of the Federal government must use its power to uphold the law. The Civil Rights Movement helped guarantee rights for women, person with disabilities, equal protection of the law and giving all males the right to vote. I believe the president compared the civil movement to the cold war as it was force in making changes. The Alcatraz Proclamation and “The Soiling of Old Glory” photograph reflects on the radicalization with the Anglo American communities due to the fight. They reclaimed Alcatraz from the Native American after it was given to them in 1868 by The Treaty of fort Laramie. Also, he would have let the Native Americans keep the Alcatraz Island simply because of the Treaty of Fort Laramie due to it was approved by the Courts. The Racial Imbalance Act was passed in 1965 to assert the desegregation schools. Failure to comply meant that schools risk losing state funding. This event caused an innocent black pedestrian walking to Boston City Hall to be
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