AP U.S. History 3.4 Period 8: 1945-1980

AP U.S. History 3.4 Period 8: 1945-1980. Which of the following best describes the events that led up to the outcome of the excerpt?

AP U.S. HistoryPeriod 8: 1945-1980
LanguageEnglish Language
The Civil Rights MovementFederal Measures to Promote Equality

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....okay so here's question which of the following best

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describes the events that led up to the outcome of the excerpt and here are

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potential answers... okay we'll admit it the phrasing of our question is a bit confusing which

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of the following best describes the events that led up to the outcome of the

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excerpt give you a minute to work it out in your brain okay got it squared [Boy studying at a desk]

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away great so we're looking for the answer that most likely led up to all

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that good equality stuff that Earl Warren was after legislation supporting [Person bangs gavel]

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jim crow policies yeah definitely not what we're looking for because while the

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government was actually doing anything to stop the many policies that supported

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segregation and discrimination they weren't actively supporting them either

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equal protection clause sounds pretty well quality-ish to us and it would

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fit this answer if it weren't introduced decades earlier in 1868 and

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unfortunately while civil rights activists had begun to shed light on how [People marching in protest]

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messed up legalized segregation was there was still a lot of white settlers

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who weren't about to join in on the protest no it was ultimately the varied

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strategies on behalf of the civil rights activists that led to the case of brown

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v board of education in addition to challenging laws in court civil rights [Man holding fists up at law in court]

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activists also use nonviolent protest to enact change and hey it worked

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which is a great lesson for everyone at home peaceful protesting can enact

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change so the next time your mom decides to bake that disgusting eggplant [Mum holding baked egg plant and kids appear]

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broccoli casserole well you know what to do