Civil Rights

By KamRey
  • Emancipation Proclamation

    Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation which freed all slaves.
  • Brown V. Board of Education

    The Supreme Court ends racial segregation in schools.
  • Montgomery Bus Boycott

    Rosa Parks refuses to give up her seat on the bus to a white man, sparking a year long boycott
  • Civil Rights Act of 1957

    President Eisenhower signs this act to ensure voter rights and protection.
  • Little Rock Nine

    Little Rock Central Highschool blocked African American students from entering prompting President Eisenhower to send troops as escorts.
  • Martin Luther King Jr. "I Have a Dream Speech"

    At Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his I have a dream speech about his vision for an equal world.