Civil rights

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  • Plessey vs. Ferguson

    Policy of Seperate but Equal. Plessy was born 1/8 black but was still segregated.
  • Brown vs. Board of Education

    Brown wanted his daughter to go to an all white school for better education.
  • Rosa Parks arrested

    Rosa parks did not give her seat up to a white man on a bus. She was arrested.
  • Period: to

    Montgomery Bus Boycott

    lasted more than a year. People stopped ridin the bus until there was desegregation of busses.
  • Governor

    Governor of Arkansas calls national guard to keep black students from entering their public schools.
  • Sit in at Woolworth's

    Students sat in at the Woolworths lunch counter because they felt it was wrong that they couldn't eat there too. Woolworth's used to be an all white food place.
  • Freedom Riders

    The Freedom Riders bus burned. To defy the Jim Crow law.
  • Letter

    Letter from Burmingham Jail from MLK
  • March

    The March on Washington for rights, jobs and freedom
  • A New President

    Lyndon B. Johnson becomes president
  • Assasination

    John F. Kennedy was assasinated.
  • Cviil Rights

    The Civil rigths bill passed
  • Voting

    The voting rights bill passed and affirmative action was taken.
  • MLK

    Martin Luther King was assasinated
  • Bussing

    Froced bussing to take people farther away to make schools integrated