The Fifties

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In History
  • Plessy v. Ferguson

    Plessy v. Ferguson
    Constitutionalists of racial segregation in public accomidations.
  • Earl Warren

    Earl Warren
    14th Cheif Justice Gov. California won in the election in all three parties
  • Brown V. Board of Education

    Brown V. Board of Education
    Declared state laws established separate schools
  • Thurgood Marshall

    Thurgood Marshall
    He was a jurist in the the case Brown v. Board of Education.
  • Martin Luther King Jr.

    Martin Luther King Jr.
    he was an activist and leader in the Civil Rights movement
  • Mongomery Bus Boycott

    Mongomery Bus Boycott
    Was a political and social protest, started in 1955 in montgomery Alabama. The US wanted to oppose the city's policy of racial segregation on it's buses.
  • Rosa Parks

    Rosa Parks
    Refused to give up her seat on the bus
  • Civil Rights Act of 1957

    Civil Rights Act of 1957
    ensured African American right to vote
  • SNCC

    SNCC
    A group of black college students from NO A and T University refused to learne woolworths lunch counter.
  • Freedom Rides

    Freedom Rides
    6 white people and 7 African Americans leave washington
  • Sit in in Jackson, Mississippi

    Sit in in Jackson, Mississippi
    Was in Woolworth was the most violently attacked sit in in the 60's on many people were converted in blood and codiments