The Civil Rights Movement and the Voting Rights Act of 1965 did not immediately put Blacks into political offices
The Civil Rights Movement and the Voting Rights Act of 1965 did not immediately put Blacks into political offices in the South. Thus, develop an essay discussing how Southern states use electoral devices to dilute or negate the impact of Black’s votes and Black empowerment in the South (See Chapter 5 for this discussion).
2. Develop an essay discussing the five (5) potential sources of Black political power and discuss how each may be converted into real power.
3. Develop an essay discussing the importance of judicial support for the attainment of Black policy objectives (i.e., the Right to Vote and Black Empowerment).
4. Identify all the books and articles written by W. E. B. DuBois and Booker T. Washington and discuss the major contributions they made to enfranchised former slaves in the United States during the 19th and early 20th centuries. Discuss fully!
5. Discuss the content and purpose of Booker T. Washington’s 1895 Atlanta Compromise Speech. Discuss fully!
6. Discuss the content and purpose of W. E. B. DuBois and others’ Niagara Movement. Discuss fully?
7. Develop an essay discussing the historical struggle for equality by Blacks in the United States. Your essay should consider the following:
Blacks as indentured servantsSlavery in the United States3/5 CompromiseMissouri CompromiseThe Abolitionists Movements
The Civil War Era
The Dred Scott Decision
Plessy v Ferguson
The Reconstruction Era
President Rutherford Hayes (1877-1881)
Jim Crow Laws
The Civil Rights Movement and Amendments