Was the federal government supportive of the civil rights movement?

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Who were the enslaved people in the British North American colonies?
  • August 26, 2013
How is racial inequality rooted in the founding of the United States?
  • August 26, 2013
How did black Southerners resist Jim Crow?
  • March 23, 2012
What was life like for black people in the South under Jim Crow?
  • March 23, 2012
Why is it difficult to say when the civil rights movement began and ended?
  • March 23, 2012
Why is it important for high school students to learn about the civil rights movement?
  • March 23, 2012
Who are you and what do you do?
  • March 23, 2012
How has racism impacted how Americans think about identity?
  • August 26, 2013
How did slavery change after U.S. independence from Britain?
  • August 26, 2013
Why didn’t the Declaration of Independence extend rights to enslaved people?
  • August 26, 2013
Why did colonists in the British North American colonies support the institution of slavery?
  • August 26, 2013
What was life like for free blacks in the British North American colonies?
  • August 26, 2013
Why did black activism begin to be more successful in the 1950s?
  • March 23, 2012
What were the major accomplishments of the civil rights movement and what challenges remain?
  • March 23, 2012
What was black power?
  • March 23, 2012
How did the civil rights movement change in the late 1960s?
  • March 23, 2012
Was the federal government supportive of the civil rights movement?
  • March 23, 2012
How did white Southerners resist black activism?
  • March 23, 2012
How did the movement that arose in the 1960s differ from earlier black activism?
  • March 23, 2012
What were the Brown vs. the Board of Education cases?
  • March 23, 2012
Why was the murder of Emmett Till important?
  • March 23, 2012
Freedom Now: The Civil Rights Movement in Mississippi
  • March 7, 2012
Whose interests did the U.S. Constitution reflect?
  • August 26, 2013
Who was Emmett Till?
  • March 23, 2012
Why did some enslaved people support different sides during the American Revolution?
  • August 26, 2013
A New Nation: Introduction
  • April 26, 2018
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