EBOOK Defending White Democracy

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SUMMARY Defending White Democracy 109 After the Supreme Court ruled school segregation unconstitutional in 1954 southern white backlash seemed to explode overnight Journalists profiled the rise of a segregationist movement committed to preserving the southern way of life through a campaign of massive resistance In Defending White Democracy Jason Morgan Ward reconsiders the origins of this white resistance arguing that southern conservatives began mobilizing against civil rights s.

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SUMMARY Defending White Democracy 109 Ome years earlier in the era before World War II when the New Deal politics of the mid 1930s threatened the monopoly on power that whites held in the SouthAs Ward shows years before segregationist became a badge of honor for civil rights opponents many white southerners resisted racial change at every turn launching a preemptive campaign aimed at preserving a social order that they saw as under siege By the time of the Brown decision segregat.

CHARACTERS Ñ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ✓ Jason Morgan Ward

SUMMARY Defending White Democracy 109 Ionists had amassed an arsenal of tested tactics and arguments to deploy against the civil rights movement in the coming battles Connecting the racial controversies of the New Deal era to the familiar confrontations of the 1950s and 1960s Ward uncovers a parallel history of segregationist opposition that mirrors the new focus on the long civil rights movement and raises troubling uestions about the enduring influence of segregation's defender.

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  • Hardcover
  • 264
  • Defending White Democracy
  • Jason Morgan Ward
  • English
  • 05 November 2020
  • 9780807835135