CP Level Homework

  • HW # 1 Origins of the Movement (10 points)

    1. Read the text Chapter 16.1, pages 684-690.
    2. Identify the following items for their Significance to the Civil Rights Movement AND/OR what these items established.
      1. Jim Crow Laws
      2. Plessy v. Ferguson
      3. Brown v. Board of Education
      4. Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott
      5. Little Rock

     

    1. Please identify AND EXPLAIN WHY which way of protesting injustice (c., d., or e. above) was most effective.

     

     

    HW # 2: Reform & The Great Society (10 points)

    1. Read the text Chapter 16.3, pages 713-718, stopping at The Impact of the Warren Court.
    2. Who/What group of people did President Johnson’s Great Society aim to help in America?
    3. What areas of reform did Johnson believe could bring about a Great Society? In a way, he wanted to “make America great.” How did he think that could be achieved?
    4. Define the following:
      1. Medicare
      2. Medicaid

     

    HW # 3: A Changing Approach (10 points)

    1. Read the text Chapter 16.3, pages 698-706.
    2. Identify the following items for their Significance to the Civil Rights Movement AND/OR what these items established.
      1. Voting Rights Act of 1965
      2. Malcolm X
      3. Black Power
      4. Black Panthers
    3. Explain what Affirmative Action is and explain the reasoning behind this idea.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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