Civil Rights


    It was one of the most influential civil rights in the US. It was also one of the earliest civil rights movements.
  • CORE (freedom riders)

    It worked with other organizations during the civil rights movement. It also became one of the leading activists organizations.
  • Jackie Robinson Joining the Dodgers

    Jackie Robinson was the first African American to join the MLB. He played his first game with the Dodgers.
  • Brown v. Board of Education

    Brown v. Board of Education was one of the biggest Supreme Court decisions. It banned segragation of children in public schools.
  • Rosa Parks Refusing to get up

    Rosa parks got arrested for not givinh up her seat for a awhite man. It started a boycott on the busses.
  • Desegregation of Central High in Little Rock

    The National Guard was involed. They helped prevent 9 African American students from integrating the high school.
  • Passing of Civil Rights Act of 1957

    It protected individuals rights. And let everyone vote
  • Sit-in at Woolworth's Lunch Counter

    The sit-in happend at a public lunch counter. It was about segragation of poeple at the public lunch counter.
  • MLK was Thrown into Birmingham Jail

    MLK was put into jail. He got arreted for the protest in Birmingham.
  • March on Washington

    More than 200,000 people gathered in Washinton. MLK had a speach about jobs and freedom.
  • Passing of Civil Rights Act of 1964

    It outlawed discrimination. It outlaed dicrimination of sex and race and much others.
  • Bloody Sunday

    Bloody Sunday was 5 days long. It was march that treked for 54 miles.
  • Voting Rights Act

    The voting rights act was important. It made sure that anyone can vote.
  • MLK assasination

    MLK got assasinated at age 39 in Memphis, Tennessee. His killer was James Earl Ray.