The Struggle for Freedom and Equality in the 20th Century
Examine at least two (2) of the primary methods that African-Americans in the early twentieth century used in order to overcome the policies of segregation that were codified at the federal, state, or local level, and determine the effectiveness of the methods in question. Provide a rationale for your response. Specify two (2) catalysts that contributed to the beginnings of the modern Civil Rights Movement. Justify your response. Determine two (2) goals of the Civil Rights Movement, and explore the fundamental reasons these goals had limited effect during and after the 1960s. Focus on the areas of class, gender, and sexuality. Justify your response. Use at least three (3) quality resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and similar Websites do not qualify as quality resources.
Discuss African-Americans’ experiences for a better understanding of their relation to the national history. Distinguish primary and secondary historical sources and evaluate them critically. Describe and evaluate the roles and contributions of African-American women and men in the history and culture of the U.S. and the world. Evaluate the different, and sometimes contradictory, interpretations of historians on important aspects of African-American history. Explain the origins and development of contemporary discussions about race in U.S. society. Identify the varied cultural expressions within African-American communities and their impact on U.S. culture. Explain the key social forces and legal battles pertinent to African-Americans since the nation’s founding. Use technology and information resources to research issues in African-American history