Civil Rights and Social Movements in the Americas

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A. In what ways according to Source A, has the implementation of the Supreme Court ruling deciding that separate public educational facilities for the races are inherently unequal, been disrupted?

It has been disrupted by the protests of mobs.
It has been disrupted by the complacency of local authorities to eliminate violent opposition.
It has been disrupted by the complacency of local authorities to disperse mobs.
Interference with the law and its due processes.
The above material is an indication of what candidates may elect to write about in their responses. It is neither prescriptive nor exhaustive and no set answer is required. Award [1] for each relevant point up to a maximum of [3].

B. What does Source B suggest about the characteristics of opposition to desegregation?
There was peaceful opposition to desegregation.
Opponents of desegregation felt that it was comparable to communism.
Men and women were involved in protests against desegregation
The above material is an indication of what candidates may elect to write about in their responses. It is neither prescriptive nor exhaustive and no set answer is required. Award [1] for each relevant point up to a maximum of [2].

With reference to its origin, purpose, and content, analyze the value and limitations of Source C and D for a historian studying the integration of Little Rock Central High School (1957).

SOURCE C

Value:

It is the expression of a contemporary opinion and therefore can give an insight into feelings at the time.
The source reveals the arguments deployed by a leading supporter of segregation.
It is a primary source

Limitations:

Because the source was written shortly after the decision was taken, it cannot show its longterm impact.
The extract’s inclusion of emotive language suggests the need for caution in interpreting this source.

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