Civil Rights Movement

  • 13th amendment

    13th amendment
    abolishment of slavery
  • 14th amendment

    14th amendment
    citizenship to all natural born citizens
  • 15th amendment

    15th amendment
    granted african american men the right to vote
  • Plessy vs Ferguson

    Plessy vs Ferguson
    Resulted in a new legal doctrin endorsing the seperate but equal facilities for african americans.
  • Mendez vs Westminster

    Mendez vs Westminster
    mexican american segregation in school
  • Executive Order of 9981

    abolished racism in Armed Forces
  • sweatt vs painter

    sweatt vs painter
    equal education
  • brown vs board of education

    brown vs board of education
    class suits filed against segregated education
  • hernandez vs texas

    hernandez vs texas
    mexican americans had equal protection under the 14 amendment
  • civil rights act

    civil rights act
    integration of schools
  • civilrights act of 1964

    civilrights act of 1964
    eliminated unequal application pf voter regrestration.
  • civil rights act of 1965

    civil rights act of 1965
    prohibits racia' descriminatiom in votin
  • Edgewood vs Kirby

    law suit against discrimination against students in poor school districts