Segregation and the Civil Rights Movement

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Based on the experience of the freedom riders, explain why there is often so much resistance to change.

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We can identify at least two reasons why there was so much resistance to change in the case of the freedom riders and the Civil Rights Movement in general. 

First, there is the simple fact that people tend to feel that the status quo is somehow superior to other possible ways of life.  People look at traditional ways and they believe...

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