42: They Aren't Letters from the Jackie Robinson Fan Club
PeeWee approaches Mr. Rickey to tell him that he received a letter stating that people are not too happy about him playing with Jackie Robinson. Mr. Rickey responds by showing him the folders of death threats to Jackie to put the situation into perspective.

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  1. Why would the person in the letter call PeeWee a "carpetbagger?"

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    analyze various issues and events of the 20th century such as industrialization, urbanization, incre...
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  • Jen Kennedy
    over 2 years ago
    intro to civil rights movement
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