Civil Rights Movement

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    Civil Rights Movement

  • !3th Ammendment is Passed

    !3th Ammendment is Passed
    The 13th Ammendment to the US constitution is passed abolishing slavery.
  • 14th Ammendment is passed

    14th Ammendment is passed
    The 14th Ammendment was passed to ensure that every person born in the United States were citezens and had equal laws.
  • Niagra Movements

    Niagra Movements
    DuBois demands racial equality mainly between whites and blacks and opposes of all laws that were not equal.
  • Brown vs Board of Education

    Brown vs Board of Education
    This argument allowed for the desegration of schools. This overrulled the Plessy vs Ferguson decision which allowed state school segregation
  • Murder of Emmett Till

    Murder of Emmett Till
    Emmett Till was a 14 year old black boy who was murdered on the way home from school because he whistled at a white woman. This was a very important murder because it was one of the leading events that motivated the American Civil Rights Movement.
  • Montgomery Bus Boycott

    Montgomery Bus Boycott
    Rosa Parks refused to give up her bus seat to a white man. This caused a new era for black freedom and equality.
  • Sit-Ins

    Minorities across the US, mainly south, would sit in a restauraunt or some other buisness and wait to be served. They were never served but spit on and had things thrown at them, but this was a major event because other minorities followed this and then it was large silent protest.
  • March on Washington

    March on Washington
    Where Martin Luther King Jr. had his "I have a dream" speech. This was a march where minorities got together to discuss their freedoms, rights, and jobs.