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    President Nixon's Secret Bombing of Cambodia

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    "Vietnamization" policy into place -- removing the number of American military personnel in the country and transferring combat roles to the South Vietnamese ("Speeches..."). But at the same time, Nixon resumed the secret bombing of North Vietnam and launched B-52 bombing raids over Cambodia, intending to wipe out NLF and North Vietnamese base camps along the border. The intensive secret bombing, codenamed Operation Menu, lasted for four years and was intentionally concealed from the American public; meanwhile

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    Let Freedom Ring

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    Let Freedom Ring The Civil Rights Movement was the catalyst, the march that ignited the flame of justice in the twentieth century. It coerced America as a nation to reevaluate itself, to reevaluate what it stood for.... We hold these truths to be self-evident… Hot, black coffee trickled down the dark skin on Henry Moses’ back. …that all men are created equal… “Get out of here, nigger! Go back to your kind!” an angry White man shouted as he continued pouring. …that they are endowed by

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    The Selma-Montgomery March

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    troopers took action. The prot... ... middle of paper ... ...965: 1+ Garrow, David J. Protest at Selma: Martin Luther King Jr. and the Voting Rights Act of 1965. New York: New Haven and London Yale University Press. 1978 Phillips, Cabell. “Johnson Offers to Call Up Guard If Wallace Won’t.” New York Times. 19 Mar. 1965: 1+ Reed, Roy. “He Says ‘No Wave of Racism Can Stop Us Now.’” New York Times. 26 Mar. 1965: 1+ Reed, Roy. “Hundreds Pour Into Selma For March to Montgomery.” New York Times

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    Marion Anderson's Battle

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    “When I sing, I don't want them to see that my face is black. I don't want them to see that my face is white. I want them to see my soul. And that is colorless.” Marian Anderson, an African American opera singer, was not only known for her soprano to bass voice range, but also for her positive attitude on being a black singer during the Civil Rights Movement (Bio). Although Marian is not widely known today, her success at such a young age, numerous famous performances, perseverance during the Constitution

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    Patricia, Robert, Jean and Edward. Out of the nine JFK was the second one born. The oldes... ... middle of paper ... ... recover. The bullet came from a 6th floor corner store window of the Texas School Book Depository. The vice president Lyndon B. Johnson became president 2 hours after JFK’s assassination at 2:30. He got buried at Arlington National Cemetery on November 25, 1963 three days after his assassination. Some facts about JFK. JFK held office for 1,037 days. Other people that could

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    presentable to the American public, by referring to Why Viet Nam (Brewer chapter 5) and Operation Iraqi Freedom (Brewer chapter 6). “If freedom is to survive in any American hometown it must be preserved in such places as South Viet Nam” President Lyndon B. Joh... ... middle of paper ... ...endent from foreign corporations who are controlling the country’s resources. First, there is “the monopoly held by Electric Bond & Share” (Kinzer 132). Second, there is “the International Railways of Central

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    The Civil Rights Movement

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    voting. But, African-Americans stood up against racial segregation during the 1950s in a movement towards equality called the Civil Rights Movement. Their efforts for equality paid off when in 1964 the Civil Rights Act was signed by President Lyndon B. Johnson. The Act forbids the discrimination in public accommodations. One year later the Voting Rights Act was passed giving all African-Americans the right to vote. Throughout the history of the struggles and battles the African-Americans faced they

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    The Civil Rights Movement

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    There were hundreds of thousands of onlookers, twenty-one shots, four assassinations, one nation, and a changed world all effected throughout the 1960s. There were many distresses throughout the 1960s. Some of the main ones included the assassinations of Martin Luther King Jr., Malcolm X, Robert Kennedy and John Kennedy. The aftermath of all these deaths greatly affected the United States and the people in it. Each one of these men had a huge impression on a certain group in America that they broke

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    It seems as though the Civil Rights Movement for African America rights was a never-ending battle. The time period that was the heart of the movement was in the 1950s and the 1960s. Numerous African American civilians participated in multiple ways to obtain the rights that should have been guaranteed to them. Although, main historical figures such as Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X succeeded in progression to the Civil Rights Act; state and local figures such as Harry T. Moore and the Foot

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    One the most memorable presidents ever was elected in nineteen sixty one. He was the youngest president in the history of the United States. He was also the first catholic president in us history. Some people loved him and some people hated him. On November twenty second nineteen sixty three weather they hated or loved him everyone in the United States were shocked at what happened at about twelve thirty in the afternoon. John Fitzgerald Kennedy was shot while riding on his motorcade through Dealey

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