civil rights

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In History
  • Plessy v. Ferguson

    Plessy v. Ferguson
    a decision of the U.S. Supreme Court that made it where public facilities will be equal
  • The Integration of Major League Baseball

    The Integration of Major League Baseball
    The major League Baseball sport was made equal and was integrated so that all races can play baseball
  • The Integration of the Armed Forces

    The Integration of the Armed Forces
    The United states had finally made the military integrated and now all people of color are aloud to be in the same force as whites
  • Sweatty v. Painter

    Sweatty v. Painter
    A Supreme Court Case that successfully challenged the separate but equal doctrine that was going on during the time.
  • Brown v. Board of Education

    Brown v. Board of Education
    the banning of segregation in school because it was unconstitutional.
  • The Bus Boycott of Montgomery, Alabama

    The Bus Boycott of Montgomery, Alabama
    A Civil Rights protest in which African Americans don't ride the buses
  • the greensboro four

    the greensboro four
    a group of four African Americans protested their rights by doing sit-ins in only white restaurants
  • The Integration of Little Rock High School

    The Integration of Little Rock High School
    A group of African American teens who started going to a white school and most whites were not happy.
  • Civil Rights Act of 1957

    Civil Rights Act of 1957
    a federal civil rights legislation passed by the U.S.
  • the freedom riders of 1960

    the freedom riders of 1960
    African Americans who were testing the supreme court decision that made segregated facilities for passengers illegal
  • the twenty fourth amendment

    the twenty fourth amendment
    poll taxes were eliminated and would not be used for voting ever again.
  • the integration of the university of Mississippi

    the integration of the university of Mississippi
    riots erupted on the campus, where local students and segregationists protested the enrollment of James Meredith
  • the integration of the university of Alabama

    the integration of the university of Alabama
    John F. Kennedy deployed troops to enforce desegregation. The Governor George Wallace stood in front of the door so it cant be integretaed
  • the march on Washington

    the march on Washington
    it was a protest for jobs, and freedom.this is the same march MLK Jr. spoke at, at the Lincoln Memorial
  • the assassination of John F. Kennedy

    the assassination of John F. Kennedy
    the president was riding through Dallas when suddenly he was shot in the head.
  • the civil rights act of 1964

    the civil rights act of 1964
    it prohibited unequal applications such as voter registration requirements, segregation in schools, employment, and public accommodations
  • the assassination of malcom x

    the assassination of malcom x
    he was killed in a ballroom by a rival black Muslim while addressing his organization
  • the march on Selma, Alabama

    the march on Selma, Alabama
    the second march of equality for African Americans. They marched to the capitol of Montgomery.
  • the voting rights act of 1965

    the voting rights act of 1965
    wanted to overcome legal barriers so that African Americans can not vote
  • the assassination of Martin Luther king Jr

    the assassination of Martin Luther king Jr
    was fatally shot in a motel while standing on the patio outside.
  • the passage of Title IX

    the passage of Title IX
    A law passed by Congress for education amendments. Got rid of sex discrimination in education programs and activities
  • the appointment of the First Women Justice of the Supreme Court

    the appointment of the First Women Justice of the Supreme Court
    Sandra Day O'Conner was the first lady appointed to the supreme court and for there on women were aloud into it
  • the presidential inauguration of Barack Obama

    the presidential inauguration of Barack Obama
    the day Barack Obama was elected to be president of the united states. The inauguration set a record as well
  • The elimination of Combat Restrictions for Women

    The elimination of Combat Restrictions for Women
    women were allowed to fight in combat in all of the us military
  • The Democratic Party nomination of Hillary Clinton

    The Democratic Party nomination of Hillary Clinton
    was nominated to be in the democratic party and she also served as the first lady in 2001