Using the Chapter 24 documents ?The Southern Manifesto? and ?Speech at Montgomery, Alabama,? discuss the civil rights movement in the 1950s. How do the authors of the two documents view freedom, and why might that explain why they are opposed to each other? Do we see similar arguments today regarding current issues?
The book to use is Eric Foner, Give Me Liberty! An American History Volume Two 4th Edition. Please include the book as one of the references.
Select ONE of the following prompts and write a 2-3 page essay (double-spaced, size 12 font), not inclusive of your Works Cited page. Each of the prompts makes use of the primary sources in a relevant chapter. You will be graded on the strength of your argument as well as the evidence you use to support your points. For each prompt, you will be expected to provide basic information from your textbook and other resources you find useful on the relevant topic.