Civil Rights Movement in the USA / 1950-1970

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Event Date: Event Title: Event Description:
Timeline Jim Crow Laws In the 1950’s 17 states fully enforced the Jim Crow laws, which made segregation in every day places such as parks, schools, shops and buses between black and white people.
Timeline Brown Board Education In 1954 the legal case of Brown v Board of Education of Topeka made it illegal to prevent black students going to schools for whites.
Timeline BoyCott 1955 The Montgomery bus boycott non- violent direct action
Timeline Rosa Parks says NO In 1955. Rosa Parks says no when she refused to stand up and give her seat to a white man.
Timeline Little Rock Arkansas In 1957 Little Rock Arkansas saw civil unrest when the Governor Orval Faubus was ordered by President Eisenhower to allow 9 black students to join a school for whites.
Timeline Greensboro Noth Carolina Students In 1960 Greensboro North Carolina SNCC Students begin a campaign to end segregation in restraunts. 400 black and white students were organizing sit ins at lunch counters.
Timeline 500 Students Organaized In 1960 Nashville Tennesse 500 students organized sit ins in restraunts, libraries, and churches
Timeline Malcom X In 1960 Malcom X and the Black Panther movement
Timeline Core Activists In 1961 CORE Activists formed protests called freedom rides.
Timeline President Kenedy In 1961 President Kenedy vowed to defend civil rights. Where he promised to introduce a civil rights bill.
Timeline Martin Luther King In 1963 April Martin Luther King organized a march on Birmingham and Alabama.President Keneddy interviened stopping police brutality on the black people.
Timeline KKK In 1963 S eptember the Ku Klux Klan bombed four black children in a Birmingham church.
Timeline " I have a Dream Speech" In 1963 Martin Luther Kings I have a dream speech
Timeline Civil Rights Act Freedom In 1964 the Civil Rights Act and the freedom summer was passed by President Lyndom Johnson.
Timeline Death of Malcom X In 1965 Malcolm X Death
Timeline President Johnson In 1965 President Johnson pushed through a Voting Rights Bill.
Timeline Martin Luther King votes rights In 1965 Martin Luther King targeted the issue of voting rights in Alabama.
Timeline Congress passed Votes In 1968 Congress passed the Voting Rights Bill.
Timeline Death of Martim Luther King In 1968 Martin Luther King death