The Civil Rights Movement: Brown V. Board Of Education

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The Civil Rights Movement. The Civil Rights Movement of the late 1950’s to the 1960’s began as social movements in the United States whose goals were to end racial segregation and discrimination against African Americans; Although, in gain of national recognition, support, and respect participants broadened their goals to achieving federal recognition and protection of citizenship, the right to vote, as well as their basic and civil rights granted to them by The American Constitution. The movement gained recognition respectfully through nonviolent techniques even after facing violent and brutal backlash. Many of the successful nonviolent techniques included boycotts, sit-ins, marches, and similar tactics had relied heavily on mass mobilization, nonviolent resistance, and civil disobedience. The supreme court ruling during the famous case known as the Brown v. Board of Education Topeka, set the tone for victory that would continue to reminisce through future civil rights accomplishments. The case of Brown v. Board of Education was the…show more content…
In American history, The Civil Rights Movement represented a period of political flowering as rising levels of organization for black power movements and anti-poverty movements were developed. Brown v. Board of Education Topeka set the tone of Victory for the future movements; Montgomery Bus Boycott of 1955 was the turning point in the fight for civil rights that began the mobilization of uprising for African-American basic and civil rights. Main accomplishments that concluded from The Civil Rights Movement included the Supreme Court desegregation of education decision of 1954, passing of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and Voting Rights Act of 1965. The Civil Rights Movement was possible because the nation was able to come together as one unified
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