Civil Rights Movement Progress

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“By 1962, How much progress had been made by the Civil Rights Movement and who or what was most responsible?” It can be seen that there were many organisations and individuals who made significant changes to help within the Civil Rights Movement. This can be seen as important because it enabled some progress to be made to enable black citizens to have a greater opportunity and better life within Northern and Southern America. To begin, President Eisenhower can be seen to have made some changes in which made some progressions within the Civil Rights Movement. He made two Civil Rights Acts in 1957 and 1960 which ensured that all citizens had the right to vote and prevented bombing on black schools and churches primarily caused by the…show more content…
He became first known when he led the Montgomery Bus Boycott in 1956, which was triggered when Rosa Parks was told to move and she refused resulting in a fine and a one year long boycott to end bus segregation. This was a significant event and refers to the key question because it demonstrated the importance of the black community using direct but non-violent action which ended bus segregation. But, we can infer that this event marked a split between the NAACP and King. Yet, it was the beginning for King, as he founded the SCLC (Southern Christian Leadership Conference) and through marches he helped to improve the black situations and attract national attention to racial equality evidently through the March to Washington (1 day event) however we can infer that this achieved very little but demonstrated that black people were ready to make a…show more content…
But we can conclude from this that the most significant factor is the NAACP because they rightly deserve to be the organisation most responsible for progression. They organised many important events that helped Civil Rights Movements such as desegregations of the schools through the Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court fight and desegregation of buses through the Montgomery Bus Boycott. They went through important events to help equality to black people and many black people became recognised individuals through the NAACP. Evidently Rosa Parks and Melba Pattilo who bravely went to the Little Rock High
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