Civil Rights

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  • Brown Vs. Board of education

    Father of a black daughter; sewed school 'cause they would not accept her due to race.
  • Forced Busing

    Students were transported to schools for desegregation of schools.
  • Rosa Parks

    Rosa parks refused to give up her seat on the bus; to a white person.
  • Period: to

    Montgomery bus boycott

    Blacks refused to take the bus, in order to make a point.
  • Desegregation of buses

    Blacks and whites are now allowed to share the bus.
  • National Guard in Arkansas

    Governor Orval Faubus calls out the Arkansas National Guard to prevent black students from going to school
  • Sit in at woolworths

    Students staged a sit in because they were refused service for being black
  • Freedom bus burning

    Freedom bus was burnt down by racist southerners.
  • Letter from Birmingham Jail

    Martin Luther King Jr. writes a letter from a jail in Birhingham, Alabama. Gains support for civil rights.
  • March in Washington D.C.

    Martin Luther King Jr. gives out his famous "I have a dream" speech.
  • John F. Kennedy assassinated

    John F.K. was assassinated during a march. He made the civil rights bill.
  • Lydon B. Johnson

    Vice president takes over as president after the assassination of John F. Kennedy.
  • Malcom X

    Malcom X was assassinated.
  • Civil rights bill

    Civil rights bill passed still a lot of segregation.
  • Voting rights

    Voting rights act passed
  • Martin Luther King Jr.

    Martin Luther King Jr. assassinted.