To what extent was the NAACP responsible for the successes of the Civil Rights Movement?

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To what extent was the NAACP responsible for the successes of the CRM The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) was an organization that challenged segregation and demanded equality for the rights of all black citizens. It was founded in 1909 by the civil rights campaigners. The NAACP challenged three different fronts of segregation; court cases, pressurizing politicians and a series of non-violent protests and boycotts. The NAACP was the paragon of organizations, which tackled segregation through the American legal system. They used the 14th and 15th Amendments in an attempt to protect the civil rights of individuals in their
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favor and the amendments collectively state that citizenship rights and voting rights were to be guaranteed to all who were born in the USA regardless of their race. Furthermore, American citizens could take the government to court in cases where it appeared they had acted in a way to infringe any constitutional right. The NAACP to support the cases where citizens took the authorities to court used experienced civil rights lawyers, such as Thurgood Marshall,, two such successful cases were Morgan v. Virginia (1946) and Smith v Allwright (1944). The Morgan v. Virginia case was successful for the NAACP; after ...

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