The Postwar Period

The effect of World War II was that again it produced a New Negro, one who had learned his lesson from World War I and came back ready to push for change in a much more concerted way.  But they met a determined force ready to maintain the status quo.

Uncoordinated Action

Effect on Democratic Party

Truman, the FEPC, and Civil Rights

Democrats, Again


Truman’s victory

Forms of Resistance

Citation: Pierce, R. (2006, September 05). The Postwar Period. Retrieved October 25, 2014, from Notre Dame OpenCourseWare Web site:
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