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    all other avenues of change were closed, civil disobedience opened the door for much needed social reform. Thus, civil disobedience, or peaceful resistance, to laws positively impact a free society because it makes the society stronger and paves the way for necessary reform that benefits the greater good. Civil disobedience is defined as the act of opposing a law one considers unjust and peacefully disobeying it while accepting the consequences (Bill of Rights Institute). By peacefully…

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    everyday rights. The United States of America has been through history for more than two hundred years and has changed a ton ever since the Declaration of Independence was approved on July 4th in the year of 1776. America has over came a long journey with many bumps in the road but the cause was something that needed to be fought for. As times altered so did America, The Declaration of Independence states, “all men are created equal”, but this wasn’t always the case before the Civil Rights…

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    dark and heartless side of it. For Instance, the Civil Rights Movement Is one of the good example that was viewed very negatively by the worldwide. There was so many discriminations and harsh commitment to American…

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    The Civil Rights Movement led to several different problems and solutions like violence and even equality. After that incident with Rosa Parks, E.D. Dixon met with Martin Luther King Jr. and had organized a city wide boycott. Martin Luther King Jr. was young, so therefore, they decided to have him lead the boycott. But since King was new to the community, he had zero enemies; they thought that it would have strong credibility. The bus boycott was three hundred and eighty two days full of…

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    Meet the Press to discuss the civil rights bill, many African Americans had hope that something was about to change. Since 1937, several Southern senators had prevented eleven civil rights bills from coming up for a vote in the Senate. But now, the civil rights bill had been approved by the House of Representatives and was sent to the Senate to be debated. For four months, February to June of 1964 legislators who supported of H.R. 7152 (final House vote on the Civil Rights Act 1964) tried to…

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    After marrying Raymond Parks, a member of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Mrs. Parks threw herself full force into civil rights for African Americans by becoming a member of the Montgomery part of the organization in 1943. In Montgomery, the bus driver had full control of where the white and black people were allowed to sit. Therefore, the African American was often forced to give up his or her seat and come in through the back after paying for the ride upfront.…

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    The civil rights movement occurred during the 1950s and 1960s. Throughout this period there were a variety of tactics used by the activists, including, non-violent protest, bus boycotts, marches, freedom rights and sit-ins. One of the most effective tactics used in the Civi Rights Movement were sit-ins. Sit-ins was a very peaceful way to protest. Students and other civil rights activists would "sit-in" at white only locations. The first people who would "sit-in" refused to leave unless they…

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    of what liberty and rights are given to the people of the land. In the beginning, the Constitution gave the American people the Bill of Rights. The first 10 amendments that protect the citizens from the federal government is the first step of liberties and rights to the citizens of America. But, over time there have been struggles of which the rights belong to in the first place. According to the Essentials of American Government , a civil right is the government-protected rights of the…

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    Civil Rights Then & Now Reflection Essay Many will ask what civil rights is, in other words Civils Rights : is the right of citizens to political and social freedom and equality. Civil Rights come from the federal legislation or the federal court decisions. Certain states usually pass their own civil rights laws. If you can remember parts of Martin Luther King Jr. speech you would be able to recall that he tend to speak upon economic freedom and poverty. Many will come to think that…

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    Sessions due to his record on voting rights and police reform and didn’t believe that he’d represent their needs (PBS). Because newscasters got involved and 6 NAACP participants were arrested, Sessions’ and Congress’ future actions will now be more carefully monitored(PBS). Through effectively exercising their freedom of assembly and speech, protesters pressure the federal government to address their…

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