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Servicmen's Readjustment Act (GI Bill)
-allowed millions of the natin's soldiers who served in WWII to further advance their education
-laid the foundation for economic expansion in the post war era
1944, Social Reform
Committee on Civil Rights
-Established by Harry Truman
-purpose was to bring the government and the African American people together to work for civil rights progress
1946, Social Reform
Jackie Robinson
-signed to the Brooklyn Dodgers
-one of the first to break down racial barriers in sports
1947, Social Reform
NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People)
-wanted to reform segregation laws
-Thurgood Marshall chief legal counsel, became supreme court justice
Non-Violent, Social Reform
Brown vs. Board of Education of Topeka
-segregation of public school is unconstitutional
1954, social reform
Earl Warren
-former California governor
-appointed to Supreme Court
-pro social reform
- took many difficult cases (ex. Brown v. Board of Education
Social Reform
Little Rock Crisis
-Arkansas governer sent out the national guard to prevent black students from enrolling in school
-Eisenhower sent in federal troops to escort the students to school
1957, Social Reform
Montgomery Bus Boycott
-lasted over a year
-sparked by Rosa Parks
1950's, Social Reform
Civil Rights Act
-very mild
-established a Civil Rights Commision to protect black voting rights and investigate alleged civil rights violations
1957, 1960, Social Reform