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Civil Right Movement, American Dream, Religion in the USA

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1.1. Civil Rights movement
Jim Crow Laws 1865-1980
·colored and white people shouldn't play any kinds of games together
•marriage

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Exam no.3 1.1. Civil Rights movement Jim Crow Laws 1865-1980 ·colored and white people shouldn't play any kinds of games together •marriages between colored and white people are to be avoided · schools must be seperated seperate bus seats -white woman that gives birth to a child by a coloredman, will be sentenced to the penitentiary for 18 month TIMELINE 1623: the first eleven slaves arrive in New Amsterdam 1863 Lincoln signs the Emancipation Proclamation 1865: Slavery was officially abolished by law 1866: the black codes are passed in the South the Ku Klux Klan was founded in Tenessee 1868 the fourteen amendment affirms black citizenship 1870: the fifteenth amendment guarantees blacks the right to vote 1870s:racial segregation is gradually enforced in the american South 1890: Lousiana passes law enforcing "equal but seperate" 1880s-19.20 s: peak years of black lynchings 1910 NAACP is founded (US oldest civil rights organization) ww.I.: segregated regiments of white and African-Americans fight for the U.S. WW.IT: ca. Imio. African-American soldiers fight for the U.S. 1955/56: Rosa Parks is arrested in Montgomery, Alabama Montgomery bus boycott Martin Luther King begins active participation in the civil rights movement 1957 the SCLL is founded to suport the protest movement, Leader: Martin Luther King Jr. 1961: John F. Kennedy is elected President of the U.S. The peak years of the American Civil Rights Movement were the 1950s and...

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1960s, when African Americans kept demonstrating and fighting for human and civil rights, this forcing the us-Government, to guarantee them certain constitutional rights, e.g. the right to vote and to attend public facilities like schools, buses or restaurants together with the white Americans. 1963-65: Martin Luther King Jr. marches from Selma to montgomery: activists march peacefully for the African-Americans right to vote march in August on Washington; 250.000 people listen to the "I have a dream speech" by Martin Luther King Jr. Assassination of John F. Kennedy in Dallas, Texas 1964 President Johnson signs Civil Rights Act; liceraty tests required to be allowed to vote are suspended in order to allow many literate southern blocks to vote 1965-68: Black Panthers: culminating frustration; radicallization; guns; urban protests 1968 Martin Luther King Jr. being assassinated on April 3 in Memphis, Tenessee 1992:riots in Los Angeles following the beating of Rodney King by white policement 1995: Million Man March (Nation of Islam) 2008/12: Barack Obama becomes first African-American president 2012/14: public protests following the killing of unarmed Police officers killed Trayvon martin & Michael Browns -NAACP The National Association for the Advancement of colored. people is an organization whose goal is to make certain that people of all races are treated equally. -KU KLUX KLAN- The Ku Klux Klan was a racist, extremist and terrorist group which targets were African-Americans. They fought against racial equality. other targets include jews, immigrants, homosexuals and muslims. -ROSA PARKS Rosa Park choosed to take a seat in the bus on her ride home. When she refused to give up her seat to a white passenger, she was arrested for disobeying an Alabama Ilaw that requieres black pleople relinquish seats to white people when the bus was full. Her arrest led to a 381-day boycott of the Montgomery bus system, in order to abolish segregation in public transportations. -MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.- Martin Luther King Jr. was born on January 15, 1929 in Atlanta, Georgia. After attending to the Crozer Theological Seminary The followed his idol Mahatma Ghandi, who struggled to free people from india from the British rule by peaceful revolution. Kings involvement with the civil rights movement began with the arrest of Rosa Parks on December 1st, 1955. He attended to the montgomery Bus Boycott. When the protests ended after 381 days, King became a famouse leader of the black people and founded the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, which he led. on April the 3rd 1968 Martin Luther King Jr. was shot and killed in the age of 39 years. Exam no.3 1.1. Civil Right Movement Life before the movement. •Abolishment of slavery after the Civil War •Discrimination and racism especially in the south ·black people are disadvantaged by segregation and poorer education •many blacks couldn't find work ·blacks had to live separately from whites •struggle for social justice during the 1950s to gain equal rights under the law in the United States they, along with many white Americans, mobilized and began an unprecedented fight for equality that spanned two decades. 1.2. Black Lives Matter What is Black Lives Matter? ·an international movement the supporters fight or demonstrate against violence and racism against colored people especially the violence by police officers Why does it started? ・in 2012 George Zimmermann killed the teenager Trayvon Martin-colored ·Zimmermann got acquited and a lot of people couldn't understand it they couldn't understand, why colored people are worthless 2. American Dream What is the American Dream? •often used to inspire and motivate Americans to improve themself there is no universal definition of what the American Dream actually is Lit varies for each American •Anybody can go from "rags to riches" main idea: anyone can achieve anything if they work hard and passionately Interpretations of the American Dream personal dreams. →freedom, self-fulfilment, dignity, happiness, fresh start ·economic dreams. → prosperity, success, no proverty, progress Social dreams. equality, classless society religious dreams → religious freedom political dreams. →democracy national dreams. freedom, individualism, optimism, hard work, mobility, progress When did it start and by who? ·arised on the 13th of July in 2013 •Founders: Alicia Garza, Patrisse Cullors, Opal Tometi • inspired by the Civil Right Movement, the Black Power movement, the Black Feminism Movement, the Anti Apartheid movement, the lesbian and gay movement and the Occupy Wall Street Black Lives Matter now in 2020 the colored George Floyd got killed by a police officer. • since then, BLM went viral again ·people started protesting all over the world. ↳ with them a lot of teenagers and young people American Dream or Nightmare? American Dream from rags to riches •Land of opportunity →Life without struggle, hunger, etc. •Success · equality, high live standards •pursuit of happiness .freedom/protection ·several success-stories still hold some promise and keep the Dream alive →black President Barack Obama (success through work) →Popstars who grew up in ghettos became millionaires The American Dream today critical (and negative) view political and economic marketing strategy →immigration, tourism · "Hard work will pay off" →huge gap between rich and poor, different social classes American Nightmare · huge gaps between rich and poor widening social gap/inequality ·Lack of health care discrimination/racism ·most jobs are in urban areas. cost of living is high and people can't afford it unrealistic for unprivileged people high crime rate → unemployment, poverty, many low-income jobs Herritage irrelevant" →racism directed against the black population ("Black Lives Matter") •main idea has changed (focus on material property) Exam no.3 2.2. Statue of Liberty ·created by Frédéric-Auguste Bartholdi -Landmark and status symbol of freedom represents the roman goddess of freedom "Libertas" ·Statue hold a plague with inscription ↳ "July 4th, 1776: Date of the American Declaration of Independence" 3. Religion in the USA 60% Protestants, 27% Catholics, 3% Muslims, 2% Jews, 8% Agnostics 1) Religion is far more important for every-day life in the USA than in Europe - open and frequent religious practice. -in God we trust" on bank notes 2) Religious affiliation has strong political implications in the USA -evangelical influence on Republikan party. -"Bible belt" in the South of the USA 3) Intolerant attitudes and sentiments of evangelical Christians are strong in the USA -25% of the population are evangelical Christians -mostly against homosexuality and same-sex marriages -mostly against social policy (healthcare insurance) of a strong state 4)The historical fundaments of the USA are religious to a high degree -religious dissenters from England (Puritans) - search for individual and religious freedom of immigrants. 5) Immigration shapes the share of different religions in the USA -protestantism from England (early settlement) - African-American Protestantism (in the wake of slavery) - Catholicism from Ireland (19th century) and Central America (today) -Jews from eastern Europe and Germany (1st half of 20th century) 6) Non-interference by the state is central to religion in the USA -religious solidarity instead of a strong welfare state -no entanglement with the state like in Germany (RE at school, taxes) 7) The share of unaffilliated people (religious "nones") grows -process of secularization not just in Europe but also in the USA

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Exam no.3 1.1. Civil Rights movement Jim Crow Laws 1865-1980 ·colored and white people shouldn't play any kinds of games together •marriages between colored and white people are to be avoided · schools must be seperated seperate bus seats -white woman that gives birth to a child by a coloredman, will be sentenced to the penitentiary for 18 month TIMELINE 1623: the first eleven slaves arrive in New Amsterdam 1863 Lincoln signs the Emancipation Proclamation 1865: Slavery was officially abolished by law 1866: the black codes are passed in the South the Ku Klux Klan was founded in Tenessee 1868 the fourteen amendment affirms black citizenship 1870: the fifteenth amendment guarantees blacks the right to vote 1870s:racial segregation is gradually enforced in the american South 1890: Lousiana passes law enforcing "equal but seperate" 1880s-19.20 s: peak years of black lynchings 1910 NAACP is founded (US oldest civil rights organization) ww.I.: segregated regiments of white and African-Americans fight for the U.S. WW.IT: ca. Imio. African-American soldiers fight for the U.S. 1955/56: Rosa Parks is arrested in Montgomery, Alabama Montgomery bus boycott Martin Luther King begins active participation in the civil rights movement 1957 the SCLL is founded to suport the protest movement, Leader: Martin Luther King Jr. 1961: John F. Kennedy is elected President of the U.S. The peak years of the American Civil Rights Movement were the 1950s and...

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1960s, when African Americans kept demonstrating and fighting for human and civil rights, this forcing the us-Government, to guarantee them certain constitutional rights, e.g. the right to vote and to attend public facilities like schools, buses or restaurants together with the white Americans. 1963-65: Martin Luther King Jr. marches from Selma to montgomery: activists march peacefully for the African-Americans right to vote march in August on Washington; 250.000 people listen to the "I have a dream speech" by Martin Luther King Jr. Assassination of John F. Kennedy in Dallas, Texas 1964 President Johnson signs Civil Rights Act; liceraty tests required to be allowed to vote are suspended in order to allow many literate southern blocks to vote 1965-68: Black Panthers: culminating frustration; radicallization; guns; urban protests 1968 Martin Luther King Jr. being assassinated on April 3 in Memphis, Tenessee 1992:riots in Los Angeles following the beating of Rodney King by white policement 1995: Million Man March (Nation of Islam) 2008/12: Barack Obama becomes first African-American president 2012/14: public protests following the killing of unarmed Police officers killed Trayvon martin & Michael Browns -NAACP The National Association for the Advancement of colored. people is an organization whose goal is to make certain that people of all races are treated equally. -KU KLUX KLAN- The Ku Klux Klan was a racist, extremist and terrorist group which targets were African-Americans. They fought against racial equality. other targets include jews, immigrants, homosexuals and muslims. -ROSA PARKS Rosa Park choosed to take a seat in the bus on her ride home. When she refused to give up her seat to a white passenger, she was arrested for disobeying an Alabama Ilaw that requieres black pleople relinquish seats to white people when the bus was full. Her arrest led to a 381-day boycott of the Montgomery bus system, in order to abolish segregation in public transportations. -MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.- Martin Luther King Jr. was born on January 15, 1929 in Atlanta, Georgia. After attending to the Crozer Theological Seminary The followed his idol Mahatma Ghandi, who struggled to free people from india from the British rule by peaceful revolution. Kings involvement with the civil rights movement began with the arrest of Rosa Parks on December 1st, 1955. He attended to the montgomery Bus Boycott. When the protests ended after 381 days, King became a famouse leader of the black people and founded the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, which he led. on April the 3rd 1968 Martin Luther King Jr. was shot and killed in the age of 39 years. Exam no.3 1.1. Civil Right Movement Life before the movement. •Abolishment of slavery after the Civil War •Discrimination and racism especially in the south ·black people are disadvantaged by segregation and poorer education •many blacks couldn't find work ·blacks had to live separately from whites •struggle for social justice during the 1950s to gain equal rights under the law in the United States they, along with many white Americans, mobilized and began an unprecedented fight for equality that spanned two decades. 1.2. Black Lives Matter What is Black Lives Matter? ·an international movement the supporters fight or demonstrate against violence and racism against colored people especially the violence by police officers Why does it started? ・in 2012 George Zimmermann killed the teenager Trayvon Martin-colored ·Zimmermann got acquited and a lot of people couldn't understand it they couldn't understand, why colored people are worthless 2. American Dream What is the American Dream? •often used to inspire and motivate Americans to improve themself there is no universal definition of what the American Dream actually is Lit varies for each American •Anybody can go from "rags to riches" main idea: anyone can achieve anything if they work hard and passionately Interpretations of the American Dream personal dreams. →freedom, self-fulfilment, dignity, happiness, fresh start ·economic dreams. → prosperity, success, no proverty, progress Social dreams. equality, classless society religious dreams → religious freedom political dreams. →democracy national dreams. freedom, individualism, optimism, hard work, mobility, progress When did it start and by who? ·arised on the 13th of July in 2013 •Founders: Alicia Garza, Patrisse Cullors, Opal Tometi • inspired by the Civil Right Movement, the Black Power movement, the Black Feminism Movement, the Anti Apartheid movement, the lesbian and gay movement and the Occupy Wall Street Black Lives Matter now in 2020 the colored George Floyd got killed by a police officer. • since then, BLM went viral again ·people started protesting all over the world. ↳ with them a lot of teenagers and young people American Dream or Nightmare? American Dream from rags to riches •Land of opportunity →Life without struggle, hunger, etc. •Success · equality, high live standards •pursuit of happiness .freedom/protection ·several success-stories still hold some promise and keep the Dream alive →black President Barack Obama (success through work) →Popstars who grew up in ghettos became millionaires The American Dream today critical (and negative) view political and economic marketing strategy →immigration, tourism · "Hard work will pay off" →huge gap between rich and poor, different social classes American Nightmare · huge gaps between rich and poor widening social gap/inequality ·Lack of health care discrimination/racism ·most jobs are in urban areas. cost of living is high and people can't afford it unrealistic for unprivileged people high crime rate → unemployment, poverty, many low-income jobs Herritage irrelevant" →racism directed against the black population ("Black Lives Matter") •main idea has changed (focus on material property) Exam no.3 2.2. Statue of Liberty ·created by Frédéric-Auguste Bartholdi -Landmark and status symbol of freedom represents the roman goddess of freedom "Libertas" ·Statue hold a plague with inscription ↳ "July 4th, 1776: Date of the American Declaration of Independence" 3. Religion in the USA 60% Protestants, 27% Catholics, 3% Muslims, 2% Jews, 8% Agnostics 1) Religion is far more important for every-day life in the USA than in Europe - open and frequent religious practice. -in God we trust" on bank notes 2) Religious affiliation has strong political implications in the USA -evangelical influence on Republikan party. -"Bible belt" in the South of the USA 3) Intolerant attitudes and sentiments of evangelical Christians are strong in the USA -25% of the population are evangelical Christians -mostly against homosexuality and same-sex marriages -mostly against social policy (healthcare insurance) of a strong state 4)The historical fundaments of the USA are religious to a high degree -religious dissenters from England (Puritans) - search for individual and religious freedom of immigrants. 5) Immigration shapes the share of different religions in the USA -protestantism from England (early settlement) - African-American Protestantism (in the wake of slavery) - Catholicism from Ireland (19th century) and Central America (today) -Jews from eastern Europe and Germany (1st half of 20th century) 6) Non-interference by the state is central to religion in the USA -religious solidarity instead of a strong welfare state -no entanglement with the state like in Germany (RE at school, taxes) 7) The share of unaffilliated people (religious "nones") grows -process of secularization not just in Europe but also in the USA