2.4.1 Timeline

Timeline created by alexdassler
In History
  • Rosa Parks arrested

    Rosa Parks was arrested for not giving her seat to a white man
  • Governor Farbus of Arkansas brings in National Guard to prevent black students from going into a white school

    This started a nationwide recoil wave that caused everyone to speak up
  • Sit in at Woolworth's lunch counter

    These college students started another wave of support
  • Freedom riders bus burned

    People killed those who helped segregation
  • Peaceful demonstrators ruthlessly attacked in Birmingham, Alabama

    People arrested for participation in the race riots
  • MLK writes Letter from a Birmingham jail

    Wrote a letter during his 11 days stay at Birmingham jail
  • March on Washington

    Quarter million people showed up to see MLK speech
  • "I have a dream" speech given by Martin Luther King

    Quarter million people listened and acted on MLKs I have a dream speech
  • John F. Kennedy assassinated

    JFK was killed , Lyndon B. Johnson sworn in on air force one
  • Lyndon B. Johnson becomes President

    Sworn in on Air force One
  • The Other America written by Michael Harrington

    Very Skewed ideas and views
  • 24th amendment passed

    prohibits both Congress and the states from conditioning the right to vote in federal elections on payment of a poll tax or other types of tax
  • Civil Rights Bill Passed

    This is the day that everything changed for every American
  • Malcom X Dies

    Malcolm X, born Malcolm Little and also known as El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz, was an African-American Muslim minister and human rights activist
  • Voting rights act of 1965

    Women can now vote
  • Watts Riot

    six-day riot resulted in 34 deaths, 1,032 injuries, 3,438 arrests, and over $40 million in property damage
  • MLK Assassinated

    Changed to worled forever. The most successful man in achieving equality was now dead
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    Montgomery bus boycott

    This boycott turned out to pass a law that let African Americans sit anywhere on the bus
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    Forced busing begins

    Mad it to where African Americans went to different schools