Civil rights

Civil Rights.

  • 15th Amendment

    15th Amendment
    The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of race, color, or previous condition of servitude
  • 14th Amendment

    14th Amendment
    Its broad goal was to ensure that the Civil Rights Act passed in 1866 would remain valid ensuring that "all persons born in the United States...excluding Indians not taxed...." were citizens and were to be given "full and equal benefit of all laws."
  • 19th Amendment

    19th Amendment
    The Nineteenth (19th) Amendment to the United States Constitution granted women the right to vote, prohibiting any United States citizen to be denied the right to vote based on sex. It was ratified on August 18, 1920.
  • Betty Friedan

    Betty Friedan
    she was a feminist writer and women rights activists. born 21, february 1921.. with her book "the feminine mystigue"(1963) broke new ground by exploring the idea of women finding personal ful filled outside of their traditional roads.
  • federal housing

    federal housing
    this is a United States government agency created as part of the National Housing Act of 1934. It insured loans made by banks and other private lenders for home building and home buying
  • Social Security

    Social Security
    In the United States, Social Security refers to the Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance (OASDI) federal program.[1] The original Social Security Act (1935)[2] and the current version of the Act, as amended[3] encompass several social welfare and social insurance programs.
  • barbara jordan

    barbara jordan
    she was born in February 21, 1936, in Houston, Texas, Barbara Jordan was a lawyer and educator who was a congresswoman from 1972 to 1978 she was the first African-American congresswoman to come from the deep South and the first woman ever elected to the Texas Senate.
  • jim crow law

    jim crow law
    im Crow was more than a series of rigid anti-black laws. It was a way of life. Under Jim Crow, African Americans were relegated to the status of second class citizens. Jim Crow represented the legitimization of anti-black racism. Many Christian ministers and theologians taught that whites were the Chosen people, blacks were cursed to be servants, and God supported racial segregation
  • george wallace

    george wallace
    was an american politican, who was elected governor of alabama and ran for president in 1946 won his first election as a representative to the alaama legislature.
  • Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka Kansas

    Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka Kansas
    This is something that declared state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students unconstitutional. 1954
  • Hector P. Garcia

    Hector P. Garcia
    was a passionate advocate for hispaic-american rights in the united states. he was reffered as " devoted father of a fine and accomplished family a concern citizen dedicated physician, beloved humanitarium and the most prominent mexican-american civil rights leads to merge in the united states immediatley after world war II"
  • unitedfarm workers organizing committee

    unitedfarm workers organizing committee
    Cesar Chavez and a small group of organizers traveled up and down California’s agricultural valleys, talking to people, holding house meetings, helping with problems, and inviting farmworkers to join their new organization. They didn’t call the National Farmworkers Association (NFWA) a labor union, because people had such bad memories of lost strikes and unfulfilled promises.
  • thurgood marshall

    thurgood marshall
    studied at law howard university in 1954, he won the brown v. board of education case. in which the supreme court ended racial segregation in public schools.
  • civil rights movement

    civil rights movement
    Nearly 100 years after the Emancipation Proclamation, African Americans in Southern states still inhabited a starkly unequal world of disenfranchisement, segregation and various forms of oppression, including race-inspired violence. “Jim Crow” laws at the local and state levels barred them from classrooms and bathrooms, from theaters and train cars, from juries and legislatures. In 1954, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the “separate but equal” doctrine that formed the basis for state-sanction
  • orval Faubus

    orval Faubus
    6 term democratic governor of arkansas famous for his stand against intergration of little rock arkansas schools in 1957 in defiance U.S. supreme court rulling.
  • montgomery bus boycott

    montgomery bus boycott
    the arrest of Rosa Parks on 1 December 1955, the Montgomery bus boycott was a 13-month mass protest that ended with the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that segregation on public buses is unconstitutional. The Montgomery Improvement Association (MIA) coordinated the boycott, and its president, Martin Luther King, Jr., became a prominent civil rights leader as international attention focused on Montgomery. The bus boycott demonstrated the potential for nonviolent mass protest to successfully challenge
  • Dolores Huerta

    Dolores Huerta
    she worked to improve social and economic conditions for farm workers and to fight discrimination. To further her cause, she created the Agricultural Workers Association (AWA) in 1960 and co-founded what would become the United Farm Workers
  • great society

    great society
    t was a set of domestic programs in the United States announced by President Lyndon B. Johnson at Ohio University and subsequently promoted by him and fellow Democrats in Congress in the 1960s.
  • 24th Amendment

    24th Amendment
    This was something that 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. 1962
  • Affirmative Action

    Affirmative Action
    This was known as positive discrimination , refers to policies that take factors including "race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or national origin"[1] into consideration in order to benefit an underrepresented group "in areas of employment, education, and business"
  • Rosa Parks

    Rosa Parks
    her refusal to surrender her seat to a white passanger montgomery, alabama. civil rights activist. she spurred a city-wide boycott it lasted 12 hrs.
  • Eleanor roosevelt

    Eleanor roosevelt
    niece of theador roosevelt,, she married franklin roosevelt in 1905. eleanor roosevelt gave press confrences and wrote newspaper column. after her husbands death she served at the united nations focusing human rights and womans issues. first lady, writer and humanitarian
  • march on washington

    march on washington
    was noted for racial unrest and civil rights demonstrations. Nationwide outrage was sparked by media coverage of police actions in Birmingham, Alabama, where attack dogs and fire hoses were turned against protestors, many of whom were in their early teens or younger. Martin Luther King, Jr., was arrested and jailed during these protests, writing his famous "Letter From Birmingham City Jail," which advocates civil disobedience against unjust laws. Read more: Civil Rights March on Washington (His
  • student non-violent coording commmittee

    student non-violent coording commmittee
    Martin Luther King, Jr. and others had hoped that SNCC would serve as the youth wing of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC), the students remained fiercely independent of King and SCLC, generating their own projects and strategies
  • la raza unida

    la raza unida
    quest to bring greater economic, social, and political self-determination to Mexican Americans in the state, especially in South Texas, where they held little or no power in many local or county jurisdictions although they were often in the majority.
  • Martin Luther King. Jr.

    Martin Luther King. Jr.
    both a babtist minister and a civil rights activist, had a seismic impact on racerelation on U.S. through his activist, he played a privotal role in ending the legal segregation of african-american citizens in the south and the other areas of the nation. he recieved the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964 his speach "i have a dream" lrader of protest, boyvott, marches andd many more
  • non-violent protest

    non-violent protest
    when NAACP martin luthers kings jr's organizationg were solving their problems by non-violence.. they did not include violence because they knew if they did, they would have not conceided what they got.
  • cesar chavez

    cesar chavez
    Union leader and labor organizer. Chavez dedicated his life to improving the treatment, pay, and working conditions for farm workers. He knew all too well the hardships farm workers faced
  • national association for the advancement of colored people

    national association for the advancement of colored people
    organization composed mainly of American blacks, but with many white members, whose goal is the end of racial discrimination and segregation
  • Voting Rights Act of 1965

    Voting Rights Act of 1965
    This is a landmark piece of national legislation in the United States that outlawed discriminatory voting practices that had been responsible for the widespread disenfranchisement of African Americans in the U.S
  • Head Start

    Head Start
    Something that provides comprehensive education, health, nutrition, and parent involvement services to low-income children and their families. The program's services and resources are designed to foster stable family relationships, enhance children’s physical and emotional well-being, and establish an environment to develop strong cognitive skills.Medicare, Medicare is a national social insurance program, administered by the U.S. federal government since 1965,
  • Upward Bound

    Upward Bound
    Upward Bound is a federally funded educational program within the United States. The program is one of a cluster of programs referred to as TRIO, all of which owe their existence to the federal Higher Education Act of 1965
  • Lyndon B Johnson

    Lyndon B Johnson
    36th president of the united states johnson initiated "great society" social service programs signed the civil rights act into law, and bore the brunt of nattional oppositions to his vas expansion of america invovlment.
  • SCLC

    SCLC
    he catalyst for the formation of SCLC was the Montgomery bus boycott. Following the success of the boycott in 1956, Bayard Rustin wrote a series of working papers to address the possibility of expanding the efforts in Montgomery to other cities throughout the South.
  • 25th Amendment

    25th Amendment
    This was to the United States Constitution deals with succession to the Presidency and establishes procedures both for filling a vacancy in the office of the Vice President, as well as responding to Presidential disabilities.
  • american indian movement

    american indian movement
    founded in 1968 the original purpose was to help indianss in urban ghettos who had been displaced by government programs, indians demand economic independence, revilitation of traditional culture protection of legal rights.
  • 26 amendment

    26 amendment
    voting right for 18 years old and older
  • sonia sotomayor

    sonia sotomayor
    she bacame u.s. second district court judge in 1992, was elavated to the U.S. second circuit court of appears in 1998 in 2001 she became the first latina supreme court justice in the u.S. history.
  • national organization for women

    national organization for women
    American activist organization (founded 1966) that promotes equal rights for women. The National Organization for Women was established by a small group of feminists who were dedicated to actively challenging sex discrimination in all areas of American society but particularly in employment. The organization is composed of both men and women, and in the late 20th century it had some 250,000 members.
  • black panthers

    black panthers
    the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense. The Panthers practiced militant self-defense of minority communities against the U.S. government, and fought to establish revolutionary socialism through mass organizing and community based programs. The party was one of the first organizations in U.S. history to militantly struggle for ethnic minority and working class emancipation — a party whose agenda was the revolutionary establishment of real economic, social, and political equality across gender a
  • militant protest

    militant protest
    The former militants also looted shops situated on Otiotio and Mbiama-Yenagoa Roads at Yenezuegene axis of the state capital, while an unidentified hawker from the Hausa ethnic stock had his back matcheted by the rampaging youth.
  • congress racial equality

    congress racial equality
    a U.S. civil rights organization that played a pivotal role for African-Americans in the Civil Rights Movement. Membership in CORE is still stated to be open to "anyone who believes that 'all people are created equal' and are willing to work towards the ultimate goal of true equality throughout the world
  • Civil Rights Act of 1957

    Civil Rights Act of 1957
    This enacted September 9, 1957, primarily a voting rights bill, was the first civil rights legislation enacted by Congress in the United States since Reconstruction following the American Civil War.
  • civil rights act of 1964

    civil rights act of 1964
    equal protection of the laws
  • Title IX 1972

    Title IX 1972
    No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving federal financial assistance