The Montgomery Bus Boycott: Milestone of the Civil Rights

Katie Marsico

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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.

Pages: 111

Publisher: Cavendish Square Publishing (September 1, 2011)

ISBN: 1608704475

The depression of 1920 killed those export hopes. Most immediately, the economic crisis sliced American consumer demand precisely when Europe needed it most. True, World War I was not nearly as positive an experience for working Americans as World War II would be; between 1914 and 1918, for example, wages lagged behind prices Yet the American theater showed itself vital. It was as ready to produce interesting new work as any theater in the world and it possessed striking superiority in presentation , e.g. A division of the National Defense Advisory Commission set prices on certain scarce materials-used machine tools, zinc, iron, steel and aluminum scrap-while its ineffectual consumer division gathered statistics on rent and living cost problems. In April, 1941, President Roosevelt replaced the NDAC division with an Office of Price Administration and Civilian Supply. This, like its August successor, the Office of Price Administration, proved relatively ineffectual: it failed to co-ordinate its activities with those of procurement and production agencies, and it lacked legal authority to enforce the ceilings it set, principally on producers' and wholesale prices, As early as December, 1941, the OPA requested commodity exchanges to put at least temporary ceilings on staple products and such imported commodities as coffee, cocoa, and pepper In many southern states, the decades following the Civil War were ones of economic devastation, in which rural whites as well as blacks were reduced to sharecropper status. Outside the South, however, a great period of economic expansion began. Transcontinental railroads were constructed, corporate enterprise spurted ahead, and the remaining western frontier lands were rapidly occupied and settled All three should be explored for the temper and visage of the time. On FAITH AND PHILANTHROPY, see, Stewart G

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