The Civil Rights Movement And The Movement Of The 1960s

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The civil rights movement was a well known movement in which the blacks are entitled to reach Civil Rights and are treated the same in all primary rights for U.S citizenship like possibility of employment, housing, education and right to vote. However, the beginnings of the movement go back to the 19th century, but it raised in the 1950s and 1960s. African American people, with accompany of particular numbers of whites, planned and led the movement at national and local levels. They followed their aims through legitimate means, discussions, petitions, and manipulate demonstrations which were free of violence. The civil rights movement had the most widespread reputation among all social movement of the 20th century in the United States. It had huge impact on the modern women 's rights movement and the student movement of the 1960s.
The civil rights movement occurred on the American South area considerably. That was where the African American colony was settled and where racial discrimination in education, economic occasion, and political issues was most unconcealed. In the late 19th century, state and local governments made segregation in to the laws, known as Jim Crow laws; they also put restrictions on voting situations that decreased the black population’s authority economically and politically. The movement eventually could influence three areas of favoritism: education, social segregation, and voting rights.
In 1954, Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka with accordance…
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