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Most progress towards civil rights was made when

different elements of federal gov acted together

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in 1960 most elements of post 1870 period remained

1. barriers when registering to vote
2. segregation
3. racial prejudice and outbreaks of violence
4. southern congressman, govs and legislatures stood against change
5. gap between AA and whites in terms of income, housing and opportunities
6. many areas there were sitinct districts which were either black or white

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in terms of political participation and hopes for more equal society

situation by 1960 worse than in 1869