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SOCIAL MOVEMENTS. Native Americans. In 1824, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) was created to administer funds for the “civilization” of Indians Boarding schools built, e.g., Carlisle School, to Americanize Indians

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Native americans
Native Americans

  • In 1824, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) was created to administer funds for the “civilization” of Indians

  • Boarding schools built, e.g., Carlisle School, to Americanize Indians

  • American Indian Movement (AIM) is one of the most militant Indian organizations—(1968)

  • Purpose: 1st, to protest violations of the Sioux Treaty of 1868, and 2nd seized Wounded Knee village for 70 days


African americans
African Americans

  • In 1905, a small group of Black “radicals” under the leadership of W.E.B. Du Bois formed the Niagara Movement

  • In 1909, Niagara group members joined with some White liberals

  • to form the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)

  • the leaders of the NAACP opposed the “ever-growing oppression and the disenfranchisement” of Black people


The mexican american civil rights movements
The Mexican American civil rights movements

  • The most famous and successful organization of Mexican Americans—the League of United Latin-American Citizens (LULAC) was formed in 1929

  • LULAC emphasized both assimilation and the elimination of discrimination

  • Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund (MALDEF) established in 1967

  • The United Farm Workers (UFW) organized in California by Cesar Chavez and Dolores Huerta


The Second Generation Period:

  • The Japanese American Citizen’s League (JACL) represented the Nisei’s determination to rise in American society

  • be accepted as equals

  • Elect more Japanese Americans to public office


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