State any three important features of 'Civil Rights Movement’ of the USA during 1954-1968.
Ans. The three important features of‘Civil Rights Movement’ of USA during 1954-1968 are
(i) The African- American ‘Civil Rights Movement’ encompasses social movements in the United States during 1954-1968, which aimed at abolishing legal racial discrimination against African-Americans.
(ii) This movement, led by Martin Luther
King Jr. practised non-violent methods of civil disobedience against racially discriminatory laws and practices.
(iii) ’The movement was characterised by major
campaigns of civil resistance. Acts of non-violent protest and civil disobedience produced crisis situations between activists and government authorities.