Civil Rights Movement

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  • Emancipation Proclamation

    -Executive order issued by Abraham Lincoln
    -Immediately freed 50,000 slaves
  • Civil War Ends

    Union Victory
  • 15th Amendment

    -Prohibted each government of the U.S. from denying a citizens right to vote based on race or color.
  • Plessy v. Ferguson

    -Separate but Equal
  • Brown v. Board of Education Topeka

  • Rosa Parks Refuses to Give Up Seat

  • Little Rock Nine

  • MLK gives "I Have a Dream Speech"

  • Assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.