This chapter explores the origins and development of the civil rights movement in the United States. The chapter is divided into five sections: Demands for Civil Rights, Leaders and Strategies, the Struggle Intensifies, the Political Response, and the Movement Takes a New Turn.
Section 1: Demands for Civil Rights/
- After World War II, many African Americans felt it was time to fight discrimination.
- Early leaders in the civil rights movement focused on desegregating schools and the transportation...
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