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Pol 166 Voter registration readings

Allrighty, the final set of online readings: Freedom Ballot in Mississippi (Oct-Nov 1963) Civil Rights bill passes in the House (Feb 1964) Civil Rights bill—battle in the Senate (March-June 1964) Mississippi Freedom Summer events (1964); read: Mississippi Summer Project Lynching … Continue reading

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Pol 166 Civil rights readings April 24 & 26

The first piece looks at party support for civil rights in the 1960s, while the rest of the short pieces are focused on SNCC as an organization: H Enten, Were Republicans really the party of civil rights in the 1960s? … Continue reading

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Pol 166: Readings for April 17-19

A few readings, and couple of short video clips: CORE, The Freedom Riders Chronology of the Freedom Rides W Mahoney, In Pursuit of Freedom, Liberation, Sept 1961 PBS, Freedom Riders, three clips: The Tactic (4:55) The Strategy (4:57) The Fresh … Continue reading

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Pol 166: Civil Rights Readings April 10-12

Here are the next set of readings, a mixed bunch of articles, photos, and cartoons; most are fairly short (1-2 pages), although some are a bit longer. And while I’m only pulling two editorials about the sit-ins from the Greensboro … Continue reading

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Pol 166: SNCC Readings March 27-29

Here are the first set of SNCC readings; I’ll post the reading for the following weeks. . . in the following weeks: Julian Bond, SNCC: What We Did Greensboro sit-ins, others: Read ‘Greensboro sit-ins (Feb)’ and ‘Sit-ins Sweep Across the … Continue reading

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Welcome back!

Hello all! For those in the Pol 166 American Political System course, click on the tab marked Pol 166: American pol system for access to the syllabus and information about the course. I have additional information on American politics generally … Continue reading

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Pol 166: Essay exam 2

American Political System: Exam 2 Essay Your answer must be typed, printed out, and handed in at the beginning of class, November 22. This is an open book exam, and while you may discuss the question with your classmates, you … Continue reading

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