Martin Luther King. “Letter from a Birmingham Jail.” (1963) Reading the American Past, 219-224.
Senate Debates on the 1964 Civil Rights Act.
Based on the assigned readings, reflect on the purpose and urgency of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. How did other events of the 1960s influence the civil rights movement and its success? In what ways were the debates over civil rights for African Americans different from the considerations of the Reconstruction era?
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