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Standards Index: Topic 8.10: The African American Civil Rights Movement
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Skill 5.B: Explain how a historical process relates to another historical process.
Theme 8: Social Structures (SOC).
George C. Wallace and the Politics of Segregation
Students will learn how Alabama Gov. George Wallace’s evolving positions on race reveal both the intensity of the white backlash to desegregation during the 60s and the growing political power of the black community during the 70s and early 80s.