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The Origins of the African-American Civil Rights Movement / Edition 1

The Origins of the African-American Civil Rights Movement / Edition 1

by Ai-min Zhang
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ISBN-13: 9780415933827
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 11/01/2002
Series: Studies in African American History and Culture Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 188
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter One: The Legacy of the Civil War
The African Americans' Rights were not Secured by the Reconstruction
The Establishment and Development of the Racial Segregation System
The Initial Responses of the African Americans
Chapter Two: The Black Great Migrations
The Conditions Prior to the First Great Migration
The First Great Migration (1916-1929)
The Great Migration during the Second World War and Afterwards
Chapter Three: Crisis, Opportunity and the Growth of African American's Political Consciousness
The African Americans Turned to the Democratic Party
The Growth of African American Political Power
The African American's Civil Activities
Chapter Four: The Expansion of Social Basis
The Struggles between Liberals and Conservatives inside the Democratic Party
The Left Concerning with the cause of African American Racial Justice
American Labor Organizations Participating African American Civil Rights Movement
Changes in American Intellectual Circles
Chapter Five: Eve of African-American Civil Rights Movement
African American's Awakening
March on Washington Movement
Chapter Six: American Federal Supreme Court Decisions on Civil Rights Cases
Civil Rights Cases
Voting Rights Cases
Education Cases
The Brown Decision
Principal Cases Cited
Subjects and Names

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