Civil Rights Movement of the 1950 and 1960
2. The Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 1960s succeeded because of six critical factors. (1) long-term changes in African-American demographics (2) the impact of World War II and the Cold War on black Americans, and on American society as a whole (3) charismatic leadership at the top levels of the movement (4) massive protests by tens of thousands of ordinary people at the local level (5) critical actions taken by the Supreme Court and Congress (6) and the leadership of Presidents and their commitment to civil rights. Discuss the impact of each of these factors and describe how each contributed to the civil rights revolution.
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