Civil Disobedience

By dollyg
  • Harriet Tubman

    Harriet Tubman
    Harriet was born a slave and she had fled, leaving her family. She returned at least nineteen times to the south bringing hundreds of slaves to freedom through the railroad. She helped them escape.
  • Dred Scott Case

    Dred Scott Case
    Dred Scott was a slave who thought that after spending time in the places that he was at, that he should be able to go places and be free. The judge ruled that no black, free or slave could become a citizen of the U.S. This decision brought war three years later.
  • Ku Klux Klan

    Ku Klux Klan
    The Ku Klux Klan's goal was to get equality for African Americans. They created a campaign of intimidation and violence against white and black Republican leaders. They even killed three civil rights activists and bombed schools and churches.
  • Gandhi rally to make peace

    Gandhi rally to make peace
    Gandhi was the voice in South Africa for peace. People followed him for his good works with what he did. After various times that he tried to make peace among the nations with non- violence, he paid a price with imprisonment. With this, he is now a historical figure and one of the greatest peace leaders of all time.
  • Jackie Robinson Breaks the Color Barrier

    Jackie Robinson Breaks the Color Barrier
    Jackie Robinson became the first African American to play Major League Baseball. Robinson broke a color barrier in a sport that had been segregated for more than 50 years.
  • Rosa Parks

    Rosa Parks
    Rosa Parks was on a bus in Montgomery, Alabama in 1955. Rosa Parks violated the segregation laws by refusing to give up her seat on the bus to a white man. She then was arrested.
  • Montgomery Bus Boycott

    Montgomery Bus Boycott
    African Americans in Montgomery, Alabama refused to ride busses because Rosa Parks got arrested for not giving her seat up for a white man. This protest lasted 381 days. The Supreme Court then ordered the bus systems to let both whites and blacks ride the bus, with freedom of where they want to sit.
  • Martin Luther King Jr: Southern Christian Leadership Conference

    Martin Luther King Jr: Southern Christian Leadership Conference
    Martin created this group committed to achieving the full equality for African Americans. Martin's role as president for the SCLC he traveled around the world giving lectures. The SCLC was a nonviolence group.
  • The March on Washington

    The March on Washington
    http://www.history.com/topics/black-history/march-on-washington/videosOn this day, more than 200,000 African Americans gathered for a political rally for jobs and freedoms. The event shed light on the social challenges African Americans face.
  • Malcom X Voice of Black Muslim Faith

    Malcom X Voice of Black Muslim Faith
    Malcom X urged the Black Muslim faith to protest with non-violence. He pushed them to not be aggressive towards the whites that were being aggressive towards them. Malcom X became known as a great leader to the Black Muslim Faith.
  • The Black Panthers

    The Black Panthers
    This was a Marxist group that promoted Black Power by urging African Americans to arm themselves and demand full employment, decent housing and control over their communities.
  • Nelson Mandela Helps to End Apartheid

    Nelson Mandela Helps to End Apartheid
    This South African activist and former president of South Africa helped bring an end to apartheid. This African American has been a global advocate for human rights.
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