1. Civil Rights 2. Gender Equality 3. Economic Equal Opportunity
Used to allow soldiers to access college.
Helps open up the college market to the general public.
Multiple millions of people return from the war and go to college
The military is desegregated and blacks and whites are forced to serve together.
This formed the Dixie-crats who did not support the executive order.
Democratic Truman wins with a very slim popular vote.
Republican Dewey comes close to beating truman
States' Rights Democratic Thurmond lost
Earl warren, the chief justice gets all the judges to agree that separate but equal is unconstitutional. This causes the school laws to get changed.
New preacher. Put in charge of the boycott and so becomes a leader. The boycott grows and people continue to be pushed by their achievements with MLKJ as their leader.
Did not move from her seat in the front of the bus. Caused people to boycott the bus policy, people did not get on the busses. The busses became empty. Caused people to congregate in the church.
Emmett, a 14 year old boy is killed and a trial with witnesses is created. It is broadcast on news, and sensationalized. The case is lost and the white men are free. This creates a massive response.
108 National Guardsmen in Arkansas were used to prevent 9 black children from going to school. 8 go together, but one goes alone and is abused by the mob. 1 white woman guides her onto the bus to be taken home safely. Eisenhower meets with the governor and meets with failure. The little rock 9 entered the school through a side door to avoid the mob. Eisenhower is pissed and sends in the paratroopers of the 101st division. The 9 were escorted into the school.
Published a book showing the poor and the minorities of the U.S.
A law that prevented public and workplace discrimination
Democrat Lyndon Johnson wins against republican goldstein. The south votes republican because of the civil rights act.
Federal protection of peoples rights to vote.
People peacefully marching over a bridge are beaten by a police force. This causes a call for a mixed group of people who come to protect the blacks from the people of selma.
Lawyer who cases the repeal of plessey vs. Fergusson
A counter culture is forming due to vietnam war
Says that black people who are hit should hit back instead of staying peaceable
Blacks decide to be meek while in exchange get education guaranteed.
Booker T washington dies and Marcus garvey and W.E.B DuBois pick up the slack for black rights.
African Americans move north during WWI to factories producing munitions but were segregated by by the whites.
Females working in the military and in the factories wanted more rights and were given them.
Increase car sales
Population does not trust the government because of the stagnant economy and the loss of the vietnam war. The end of american exceptionalism.
Returns to normalcy of the 1950's, Increase military funding
Ronald Reagan pushes to return america to exceptionalism