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Each continent has experienced social movement through events like the Apartheid in South Africa, Arab-Isreali tensions in the Middle East, Tiananmen Square in Asia, the drug cartel in South America, and political elections in Europe.
Christian Patriots are considered God-fearing, anarchistic, fanatical individuals who willingly attest to trying to change societal thinking about controversial topics like pornography, prostitution, abortion, and government (Aho, 2006). The actions or reactions of this group has initiated several social movements over several decades. One group in Idaho received national attention with the explosion of a bomb. The Klu Klux Klan insurgency in 1920 was considered to be a Christian Patriot groups harassing individuals who did not have the same beliefs or skin color (Aho, 2006).
The Christian Patriots are a group of individuals who carry a firm belief in right and wrong. While this can be an asset for one who is religious, it can also be a detriment when those beliefs are forced onto others who are not as staunch a believer, or have not fully embraced the beliefs and values expected or to the same degree as other members of the group (Christiansen, 2009). Members of the Christian Patriots group are expected to participate in the reformation of the world, “in a manner that is pleasing to the Lord” (Aho, 2006, 81). In so doing, those who follow this religion are paving the way for Christ to touch the hearts of any non-believers. Christian Patriots are expected to vocalize their beliefs to anyone within earshot of their voice. Some have even gone so far as to create a disturbance to have their views heard by others. Not all members of this religion are as boisterous. The individuals who use court actions and lawsuits to establish their views are just as powerful as those who refuse to acknowledge the statutes and laws that govern everyone in a community (Aho,
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Social movements are groups of people who loosely organize themselves to campaign in support of a common goal that they believe in. It is mostly related to advocating for the implementation of a social goal, or consolidating their resources, to prevent a change in a society that can affect their social lives.
This group of people works in unity to achieve certain common goals. The social movement in question can be referred to as a reform movement since it advocates for changes in some activities that happen in the country. This is because it addresses the issue about geographical and racial imbalance in the treatment of the citizen of the United States of America.
Industrialization is a process of social and economic turn about whereby a country or state is transformed from an industrialized state to an industrial one through massive advanced technological innovation. This concept is then identified with the economic status of states.
In most cases, movements involved an attempt by the perceived voiceless or repressed to be heard and to effect a social change; material or immaterial, in their favour (Giddens et al, 2003; Tilly, 2004, p.262). However, a social movement is not merely a perpetuated crowd, since a crowd does not possess organisational and motivational mechanisms capable of sustaining membership through periods of inaction and waiting.
Paradoxically, Melucci opposes either side, maintaining a fundamental theoretical misunderstanding of his treatise. Contemporary social movements, especially identity movements, are distinct from those which filtrated through and dominated over societies in the 1960s but their newness is an outcome of the information age and the subsequent emergence of the individual as an autonomous information-processor.
Issues like principles, revolutionary change and personal strength and a search for identity of a group of people or society, are synonymous with social movements.
For the measurement of success of any social movement, factors like skilful organisation, optimum use of resources and the identification of opportunities, are vital indicators.
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The civil rights movement is a social movement that was organized by black people to address the discrimination and inequality that they faced in the United States. The whites discriminated and treated the blacks harshly because the then
There are those who use Ojibwa as their native language though the majority use English as their second language. Some of them are also known to speak the Algonquian language as they have close relations with Ottawa and Potawatomi