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Use this Discovering American History video entitled The Civil Rights Movement 1945 to 1966 to study the mass movements for civil rights beginning in the black community and then extending to the Mexican-American, Puerto Rican, Asian, and American Indian communities as well. Learn how this era, often called the "Second Reconstruction," saw advances against segregation through federal court decisions and more direct demonstrations as black leaders forced the larger community to face segregation issues. The Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965 reinforced political equality, but economic and social equality did not automatically follow.

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  • What Was The Civil Rights Movement. Learn about The Civil Rights Movement 1945-1966. Follow the development of the United States from colonial days through the 1980's through the experiences of diverse communities of Americans.
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  • Learn how the Revolutionary and Constitutional period tested the ability of communities to keep their local identities while forging a national one.
  • Witness the struggle between national and sectional powers during the Civil War and Reconstruction. Examine how the weaknesses of local governments contributed to the growing power of national institutions during the Great Depression.
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