Monthly Archives: February 2012

Readings on Post Civil Rights March 8/9

Carefully reread everything on desegregation! Predictors of Positive Civil Rights attitudes (2006) The progress of black americans in civil rights (1978) US. Census Bureau, (2011) Income, Income Inequality, “US Neighborhood Income Inequality in the 2005-2009 period. browse the following. http://www.census.gov/hhes/www/income/data/inequality/index.htmlContinue reading

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Study Group Questions for Desegregation

1. Do you see similarities in tactics and strategies between the Indian decolonization movement and the civil rights movement? What was the same? What was different? 2. Why did whites resist desegregation in Arkansas so hard? What was their motivation? … Continue reading

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Guidelines for Final Paper. Updated March 2, 2012

Paper Outline DoSC. Bowman Revised One page issue paper is due on March 29/30 Present 1500 word rough draft April 19/20 Final version due May 10/11 I think it is a bit easier to do this with an eye to … Continue reading

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Readings on Desegregation in Arkansas

Randy Finley (2006), “Crossing the White Line: SNCC in Three Delta Towns 1963-1967,” The Arkansas Historical Quarterly, Vol. 65, 2: 116-137. Crossing the White Line Neil R. McMillen, “White Citizens’ Council and Resistance to School Desegregation in Arkansas,” The Arkansas … Continue reading

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Revised Syllabus

Bowman Syllabus.Dynamics of Social Change.2012 Revised

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Study Group Questions Regarding Jim Crow in Arkansas

1. Were you surprised by the level of brutality described in “Slavery by Another Name?” Discuss. 2. What was Reconstruction? What time period did it cover? What were its hallmarks? 3. What was Jim Crow? What time period did it … Continue reading

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Readings on Jim Crow in Arkansas

Slavery by Another Name A brief period of Black empowerment (“Reconstruction”) took place after the Civil War. Unfortunately, by the late 1880s, the situation had worsened, and near slavery conditions taken back hold in the South. This article explores convict … Continue reading

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