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What was one of the highlights of the progressive movement

The founding of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)

How did federal force SC to allow African Americans to vote in the Democratic primary

Federal courts made this ruling in the Elmure vs Rice case

What did the Brown vs board of education case help end

Racial segregation in public schools

What were the main goals of the Civil Rights Movement

To end segregation in schools/public facilities

Who was known for helping the cause of Civil rights by passing the Civil Rights Act of 1964


Who aimed to improve public education in SC by testing students each year

The 1998 education accountability act

What was an example of a group of seeking redress of grievances through judicial review

Brown vs Board of education

What Act increased high school graduation requirements, required basic skills testing and competency testing of students

The Education Improvement Act

Who conducted the longest filibuster ever by a US senator when he spoke for 24 hours and 18 minutes in opposition to the civil rights act of 1957

Strom Thurmond

Who desegregated the military in 1948 w executive order in 9981

President Harry S Truman

I what did the freedom riders do in 1961 to test the 1960 Supreme Court ruling outlawing segregation in all interstate public facilities

Boarded buses and left Washington DC, heading for the Deep South

Why did South Carolina's agricultural economy declined

When many African American laborers left to find jobs in the north and west

What would have the racial integration of USC and Clemson the 1960s would be best described as

Happening peacefully and without acts of violence

Who was Harvey Gantt

The first African American to attend Clemson