The Montgomery Bus Boycott: Milestone of the Civil Rights

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List three(3) aspects of US history since 1865 that has led to the US’s rise as a world super power policeman. It would not be until the late 1960s that these phenomena would be undermined by the American Civil Rights Movement. Prior to the 1870s Europeans could overawe native peoples along the coasts of Africa and Asia but lacked the firepower, mobility, and communications that would have been needed to pacify the interior. ( India was the exception, where the British East India Company exploited an anarchic situation and allied itself with selected native rulers against others.) The tsetse fly and the Anopheles mosquito —bearers of sleeping sickness and malaria —were the ultimate defenders of African and Asian jungles.

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Publisher: Cavendish Square Publishing (September 1, 2011)

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