The Importance Of The Civil Rights Movement

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First of all, one of the event that made America progress into a new direction and fixing the problem that lasted for about 60 years, The Civil Rights Movement. The Civil Rights Movement made an impact on America on every aspect, especially socially. This movement is focused on making America a more unified country by eliminating rules that discriminate a person based on their race. Many factors made this movement possible, one of the factors is the four freedoms speech that are our ideals in the Cold War. Based on The Four Freedoms Speech “The first is freedom of speech and expression—everywhere in the world. The second is freedom of every person to worship God in his own way—everywhere in the world. The third is freedom from want—which, translated into world terms, means economic understandings which will secure to every nation a healthy peace time life for its inhabitants— everywhere in the world. The fourth is freedom from fear—which, translated into world terms, means a worldwide reduction of armaments to such a point and in such a thorough fashion that no nation will be in a position to commit an act of physical aggression against any neighbor—anywhere in the world” people or citizens of America were promised these Freedoms but in reality many African-Americans are not promised a few of these freedoms, more specifically the freedom from fear, because many African-Americans live in fear every single day, that they could be punish or hurt just because of their race. The
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