1960s American Civil Rights Movement

1960s American Civil Rights Movement

  • To what extent did the civil rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s challenge Americans to rethink the meaning of freedom?
  • In what ways did civil rights activists and advocates challenge federal and state governments and American citizens?
  • At the same time, in what ways did the presence of segregationists in government and society expose the limits of the civil rights movement?
  • Include at least SIX primary source documents to support your argument.