Civil Rights Movement
The Civil Rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s fulfilled many of the promises made to African Americans during the first Reconstruction, but was also shaped and driven by social, economic, and political realities that were new to America in the mid-twentieth century. At the same time, it attempted to add something new to American political thought and political life. Explain.
Use The American Yawp, “Letter from the Birmingham City Jail,” James Baldwin’s “Letter to my Nephew,”
Even though this question requires interpretation and is open to a range of arguments, aim directly at the question and what it asks you to do.
Write a term paper that explain what Civil Rights movement added to American political thought and political life.