Compare and contrast the social composition, organizational development, political orientation, and program of action of the NAACP and SNCC.

Writing

Chapter XIV Civil Rights and the Struggle for Democracy

  1. Discuss the three phases in the historical development of the Civil Rights Movement. Identify and compare the strategy and main tactics used during each phase.
  2. Discuss the origins and initial programs of the five major organizations to emerge during the modern Civil Rights Movement. What are their main similarities and differences relative to the strategy and tactics of the overall movement?
  3. Compare and contrast the social composition, organizational development, political orientation, and program of action of the NAACP and SNCC.
  4. Does the Civil Rights Movement lead to reform or revolution? Explain.