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Note: To access this week’s required library resources, please click on the link to the Course Readings List, found in the Course Materials section of your Syllabus.
Danver, S. L. (Ed.). (2011). Revolts, protests, demonstrations, and rebellions in American history: An encyclopedia. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, LLC.
Revolts, Protests, Demonstrations, and Rebellions in American History: An Encyclopedia, by Danver, S. Copyright 2010 by ABC-CLIO INC. Reprinted by permission of ABC-CLIO INC. via the Copyright Clearance Center.
This reflective piece offers a look at the life, challenges, controversies, and accomplishments of American Indian activist Russell Means.
Post back 2- to 3-paragraph assessment of what you consider to be the most effective social change campaign or movement during the period of 1945–1970s. Address the following in your posting:
Identify the movement and the timeframe in which it began.
What issue(s) prompted this movement?
Who led this social change effort? What quality(ies) did this individual or group bring to the movement that helped to galvanize supporters?
What key challenges did the movement face?
Why do you consider this movement the most effective social change campaign during the modern civil rights era?
What changes occurred (or are still occurring) because of this movement?