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Civil Rights Movement

  • Amendments

    Amendments
    The first laws of america.
  • 14th Amendment

    14th Amendment
    grants citizenship
  • 15th Amendment

    15th Amendment
    grants voting rights
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    Eleanor Roosevelt

    She was the longest holdeing first lady and a high profile suporter of the civil rights movement.
  • Plessy v. Ferguson

    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.
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    Thurgood Marshall

    He was a courageous civil rights lawyer during the civil rights movement.
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    Lyndon Baines Johnson

    Hes been credited with being one of the most important civil rights figures in the US.
  • NAACP

    NAACP
    Nattional Association of the Advancment of Colored People a group to try to get coloreds equal rights.
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    Orval Faubus

    Most known for his vigourus stand twards desegragaton.
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    Rosa Parks

    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.
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    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.
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    George Wallace

    One of the countries leading figures againt the civil rights movement.
  • 19th Amendment

    19th Amendment
    Gives woman right to vote
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    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.
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    Cesar Chavez

    An american farm worker, labor leader, and a civil rights a ctivist.
  • League of United Latin American Citizens

    League of United Latin American Citizens
    LULAC, protested discrimination against latin americans
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    Martin Luther King, Jr.

    A huge Civil Rights Movement leader nd gave the famous "I Have A Dream Speech"and preached nonviolent protest.
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    Dolores Huerta

    Labor leader, and civil rights acctivist wh helo Ceaser Chavez found the National Farmworkers Association.
  • Social Security

    Social Security
    Help out people in need by giving them a chack every month f you are oldand can't work anymore.
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    Barbara Jordan

    She was an American Poloticitan and a leader of the civil rights movement.
  • Congress on Racial Equality

    Congress on Racial Equality
    CORE, protested the nonviolent method of protest for the civil rights movement.
  • Mendez v. Westminster

    Mendez v. Westminster
    Segregation of mexicans and mexican american students was unconstitutional.
  • Delgado v. Bastrop ISD

    Delgado v. Bastrop ISD
    Landmark case in texas that delt with racial segregation.
  • Sweatt v. Painter

    Sweatt v. Painter
    Case that successfuly changed the docterine of ractial segregation.
  • Hernandez v. Texas

    Hernandez v. Texas
    Landmark US supreme court case that said all racial groups were protected by the 14th amendment.
  • Federal Housing Authority

    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

    Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka Kansas
    Ruled that ractial segregation was unconstitutional.
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    Sonia Sotomayor

    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
  • Militant Protests

    Militant Protests
    Agressive or vigerous protest.
  • Non-Violent Protests

    Non-Violent Protests
    Protesting with no violance
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    Civil Rights Movement

    The movement of black or mexican people trying to get equal rights in America.
  • Montgomery Bus Boycott

    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

    Civil Rights Act 1957
    was the first civil right slegislation for colored voting rights.
  • United Farm Workers Organizing Committee

    United Farm Workers Organizing Committee
    UFWOC, was a group of farm workers that protested for workers rights in the fields.
  • Great Society

    Great Society
    medicare headstart and upward bound
  • Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee

    Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee
    SNCC, one of the groups during the civil rights movement that participated in the sit-in protest.
  • Affirmative Action

    Affirmative Action
    A method of redressing discrimination that had persisted in spite of civil rights movements happening.
  • March on Washington

    March on Washington
    A march to try to give coloreds jobs and freedom that happened in Warshington D.C.
  • 24th Amendment

    24th Amendment
    gets rid of poll taxes
  • Civil Rights Act 1964

    Civil Rights Act 1964
    ending discrimination in the work place.
  • Jim Crow Laws

    Jim Crow Laws
    Laws that were unfair to coloreds to make them unequal
  • Upward Bound

    Upward Bound
    response to the civil rights movement saying that no one wil be denied an education abd everyone has equalnoppertunity to do so.
  • Medicare

    Medicare
    Health insurance for retired americans.
  • Voting Rights Act 1965

    Voting Rights Act 1965
    Outlaw the discriminating voting practice of coloreds not being able to vote.
  • National Organization for Women

    National Organization for Women
    NOW, fighting to get completly equal womans rights.
  • Black Panther Party

    Black Panther Party
    An african american revolutionary sociolist rginazation that was part of the civil rights movement that used violence.
  • 25th Amednment

    25th Amednment
    states the VP will take over when the prez dies
  • American Indian Movement

    American Indian Movement
    Activist group in the US for American Indian rights.
  • Southern Christian Leadership Conference

    Southern Christian Leadership Conference
    SCLC, African American civil rights group.
  • Tinker v. Des Moines,

    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)

    La Raza Unida (Mexican Americans United)
    A group protesting for better work, housing, and educational oppertunities for mexiacn americans.
  • 26th Amendment

    26th Amendment
    changed the voting age to 18 due to drafting in the millitary.
  • Title IX

    Title IX
    No sexual discrimination
  • Edgewood ISD v. Kirby,

    Edgewood ISD v. Kirby,
    Landmark case in texas redistributed property taxes to poorer districs, led to Robin Hood legislation.
  • Head Start

    Head Start
    provides comprehinsive education, health, nutrition, and parent involvment services to low income children and their familes.