Civil Rights Movement

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    Civil Rights Movement

  • Passed the 14th Amendment

    Passed the 14th Amendment
    The 14th amendment was made to the constitution to define citizenship for immigrants and African-Americans.
  • Niagara Movement

    Niagara Movement
    The Niagara Movement was a civil rights movement used to get blacks treated the same as whites. The Niagara Movement was created and lead by W. E. B. Du Bois
  • Montgomery Bus Boycott

    Montgomery Bus Boycott
    Rosa Parks was sitting in the front of the bus, but when asked to move to the back so a white man could have her seat she refused to move. After Rosa refused to move it sparked a boycott of riding the bus that lasted 381 days.
  • 24th Amendment

    24th Amendment
    The 24th amedment repealed the Poll tax, which prevented bblacs from voting.
  • Bombing of Birmingham Church

    Bombing of Birmingham Church
    Four black girls were killed in the blowing up of a church in Birmingham.
  • Voting Rights Act

    Voting Rights Act
    The Voting Rights Act was written to remove any type of discrimination of race when it comes to being able to vote.
  • Creation of Black Panthers

    Creation of Black Panthers
    The Black Panthers were led by Malcom X, a black man who believed in black power. THe group traveled around trying to get other blacks to get "riled up" about the rights they didnt have.
  • March on Washington

    March on Washington
    This was the gathering of thousands of people that were against all the racial profiling. While they were gathered they heard a numerous amount of speeches, along with Martin Luther King's "I Have A Dream"