Civil rights

  • The Missouri Compromise

    The Missouri Compromise
    Missouri CompromiseThe Missouri Compromise was a way to try to even out the number of states with and without slaves by making any state or part of an state below the 36° 30´ latitude line could have slaves, but this only caused thing to heat up more between the states
  • Civil war

    Civil war
    The Civil war started in 1681 and lasted till 1685 it started when the South tryed to break away form the Union beacues the South whatted to keep slavery but the north did not. So the US got in a war with its self that lasted fore years and was the most bloodest war in US history
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    Civil War

    Civil War time lineThe Civil War started when the South fired on Fort Summter and enddend when Grat suerrded Lee and forced him to give up.
  • Emancipation Proclamation

    Emancipation Proclamation
    The Emancipation Proclamation The Emancipation Proclamation was issued by President Abraham Lincoln on Jan.1st 1863 which mand any state with salves sit them free after which 200,000 black soldiers and sailors had fought for the Union and freedom.
  • 13th Amendment

    13th Amendment
    13th AmendmentThe 13th was passed the Senate on April 8, 1864, and the House on January 31, 1865. On February 1, 1865, President Abraham Lincoln approved the amendment.Two years earlier President Lincoln mand the Emancipation Proclamation which got rid og slavery in the South of the United States.Becaues if this Amendment it completely got rid of slavery in the United States.
  • Brown vs Board of Education

    Brown vs Board of Education
    Borwn vs Board of Education case filleLinda Brown had to walk three miles to an railroad switchyard to get to her elementary school while thier was another on only 3 blocks away but was only for white kids as an resloult her dad Oliver Brown sued the school in a trie that inly lasted on day which was ruled in faver of the schoo.The Supreme Court ruled in faver of Brown and Linda got to go to the school that was colser
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    Brown vs Board of Education

    saint joseph's catholic Oliver Brown was the dad of Linda Brown who could not get in to an white elementary school becuaes sh was black Oliver sued the school the trile only lasted on day be for it was ruld in faver of the school then three years latter on May 25th Chief Justice Earl Warren read the decision of the unanimous Court which basicly was they had to let her in
  • Loving v. Virginia

    Loving v. Virginia
    Loving vs VirginaMildred Jeter, a black woman, and Richard Loving, a white man, were married in the District of Columbia eventhough it was illgal as an resoult a grand jury a charged the Lovings with violating Virginia's ban on interracial marriages. On January 6, 1959, the Lovings pleaded guilty to the charge and were sentenced to one year in jail.the judge sentence them a period of 25 years on the condition that the Lovings leave the State and not return to Virgina togeather
  • Greensboro, NC sit in

    Greensboro, NC sit in
    Sit-InIn Greensboro four African American college students from North Carolina.They went to an restaurant at Woolworth’s they asked for food, were did not get any and was asked to leave.Insted of leving they staed at the reastaurant utill it closed this sparked alot more sit-in nation wide
  • Sixteenth Street Baptist Church

    Sixteenth Street Baptist Church
    Brimingham BombingIn Birmingham Alabama the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church was bomed a box with a bomb in was put under the stpes and when it expolded it killed three kids and hurting twenty-three other people. The man that put the bomb their was Robert Chambliss,a member of the Ku Klux Klan.
    The case was unsolved untill Bill Baxley was elected attorney general of Alabama. On 17th May, 2000, the FBI and arristed three others Herman Cash,Thomas Blanton and Bobby Cherry part of the Cahaba a splinter group of kkk
  • Martin Luther King assassination

    Martin Luther King assassination
    AssassinationMartin Luther King was killed in the early evening by one shot the hit his face and neck.He was standing on the balcony on his holtel room when shot with a .30-06 rifle ammunition, a pair of binoculars, and other items were found neer by.The rifle had been purchased in Birmingham by Harvey Lowmeyer,one of several aliases used by Ray.Ray pleaded guilty to first-degree murder and was sentenced to 99 years in prison.
  • Emmett Till Murder

    Emmett Till Murder
    Emmett tillThe conditions of Emmett Tills an 14 year old black kid murder is still unclear they say it was becaues he was flirting toward a 21-year-old White woman while at his mom house in Mississippi. Curtis Jones and Till was going to get candy at a store when Till was darred to flirt with the store owners wife.The store owner whith the help of other people kidnapped Till and started to beat him.Three days later Till’s body was found swollen with water and badly damaged in the Tallahatchie River.