Civil Rights Movement

Timeline created by Ehawley
  • March in Birmingham

    March in Birmingham
    Martin Luther King made a noble decision to join the reverend Fred Shuttlesworth in a civil rights campaign, King was arrested and put in jail for about a week.
  • March On Washington

    March On Washington
    This march for freedom of people of color was an eye opener for Kennedy. It put all the pressure on him to create a stronger and more stable law encouraging their rights.
  • The Civil Rights Act

    The Civil Rights Act
    When Johnson was forced to step up after Kennedy's assassination, he wanted to build up what Kennedy left behind as far as the Civil rights went.
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    Civil Rights Movement