The Effect Of The Civil Rights Movement On Racism

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Number One: Did the Civil Rights movement solve the issue on racism? This question is important because it still lingers in the minds of some people. Racism was one of the biggest issues in history and it is something we are still going through today. The issue has never been resolved. Even thought the Civil Rights movement was in effect, negativity between the whites and blacks were still strong and over powering. Over the years, there has been different legislations, court cases, and activities that have taken place to help retrieve civil rights. According to the document "When Students Ignited A Change In Racial Politics," blacks were basically frightened to death. "Violence and oppression" have been extremely dominant during the 1960s.…show more content…
Individuals from the South started to feel like slavery was a important message sent from God. They feel like God was trying to "humble" their hearts and remind them that they are helpless without Him. Americans in the mid 19th-century felt that it was some type of non-understandable "divine plan" that was testing them. Slavery was "required" by the divine power and Southerners were seeking "a selfish independence." Also, the Confederates believed that their loss of the Civil War was a "divine punishment" for mistreating slaves. Based on another New York Times article "To Combat Modern Slavery," which was published October 1, 2012, their is an issue on human trafficking. This is modern slavery where individuals are exposed to exploitation and disrespect. This is a target on the vulnerable people , such as children and females. The Obama administration are very much against this type of behavior. The Trafficking Victims Protection Act , which was enacted in the year 2000, is a measure to fight trafficking. It is a benefit to "help victimes rebuild their lives." There are also strict penalties for…show more content…
According to Chapter 2 , in launching the New Deal programs, he wanted to prevent chaos in the financial system. He constructed a diverse variety of programs for people to participate in. He wanted to restore the nations stability and confidence. The New Deal is somewhat similar to his Economic Bill of Rights because they were both plans to have a successful America. It was "the establishment of an American standard of living higher than ever before known" (p-g 188 The Economic Bill of Rights). There was a difference between the two because the New Deal was a series of programs for people to get money. His Economic Bill of Rights were basically telling people what they can do and what rights and opportunities they have and can take advantage
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