She was the longest holdeing first lady and a high profile suporter of the civil rights movement.
Plessy v. Ferguson
Pleesy was trialed for waiting in a white man train waiting area and was found guilty and segregation went in till the 1950's.
He was a courageous civil rights lawyer during the civil rights movement.
Lyndon Baines Johnson
Hes been credited with being one of the most important civil rights figures in the US.
Nattional Association of the Advancment of Colored People a group to try to get coloreds equal rights.
Most known for his vigourus stand twards desegragaton.
Civil Rights activist also known as The First Lady of Civil Rights. She was jailed for refusing to get up for a white man on the bus.
Hector P. Garcia
He was a Mexican-American physician, surgeon, World War II veteran, civil rights advocate, and founder of the American G.I. Forum.
One of the countries leading figures againt the civil rights movement.
Gives woman right to vote
Betty Friedan (The Feminine Mystique)
She wrote, "The Feminie Mystique". She was an avtive writter, femanist, and actavist, a big leader in the US's womans movement.
An american farm worker, labor leader, and a civil rights a ctivist.
League of United Latin American Citizens
LULAC, protested discrimination against latin americans
Martin Luther King, Jr.
A huge Civil Rights Movement leader nd gave the famous "I Have A Dream Speech"and preached nonviolent protest.
Labor leader, and civil rights acctivist wh helo Ceaser Chavez found the National Farmworkers Association.
Help out people in need by giving them a chack every month f you are oldand can't work anymore.
She was an American Poloticitan and a leader of the civil rights movement.
Congress on Racial Equality
CORE, protested the nonviolent method of protest for the civil rights movement.
Mendez v. Westminster
Segregation of mexicans and mexican american students was unconstitutional.
Delgado v. Bastrop ISD
Landmark case in texas that delt with racial segregation.
Sweatt v. Painter
Case that successfuly changed the docterine of ractial segregation.
Hernandez v. Texas
Landmark US supreme court case that said all racial groups were protected by the 14th amendment.
Federal Housing Authority
Insured loans made my bankks and other private leader for home building and home buying.
Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka Kansas
Ruled that ractial segregation was unconstitutional.
Sonia Maria Sotomayor is an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, serving since August 2009. Sotomayor is the Court's 111th justice, its first Hispanic justice, and its third female justice
Agressive or vigerous protest.
Protesting with no violance
Civil Rights Movement
The movement of black or mexican people trying to get equal rights in America.
Montgomery Bus Boycott
After the arrest of Rosa PArks, all the colored people in that area vowed to not use the bus untill the segregation rlaws about buses were changed.
Civil Rights Act 1957
was the first civil right slegislation for colored voting rights.
United Farm Workers Organizing Committee
UFWOC, was a group of farm workers that protested for workers rights in the fields.
medicare headstart and upward bound
Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee
SNCC, one of the groups during the civil rights movement that participated in the sit-in protest.
A method of redressing discrimination that had persisted in spite of civil rights movements happening.
March on Washington
A march to try to give coloreds jobs and freedom that happened in Warshington D.C.
gets rid of poll taxes
Civil Rights Act 1964
ending discrimination in the work place.
Jim Crow Laws
Laws that were unfair to coloreds to make them unequal
response to the civil rights movement saying that no one wil be denied an education abd everyone has equalnoppertunity to do so.
Health insurance for retired americans.
Voting Rights Act 1965
Outlaw the discriminating voting practice of coloreds not being able to vote.
National Organization for Women
NOW, fighting to get completly equal womans rights.
Black Panther Party
An african american revolutionary sociolist rginazation that was part of the civil rights movement that used violence.
states the VP will take over when the prez dies
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
SCLC, African American civil rights group.
American Indian Movement
Activist group in the US for American Indian rights.
Tinker v. Des Moines,
the 1st amendment applies to public school with regards to regulating speech in the classroom.
La Raza Unida (Mexican Americans United)
A group protesting for better work, housing, and educational oppertunities for mexiacn americans.
changed the voting age to 18 due to drafting in the millitary.
No sexual discrimination
Edgewood ISD v. Kirby,
Landmark case in texas redistributed property taxes to poorer districs, led to Robin Hood legislation.
provides comprehinsive education, health, nutrition, and parent involvment services to low income children and their familes.