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Civil rights timeline 1950's & 1960's

  • Sweatt vs Painter

    Sweatt vs Painter
    Supreme court case Sweatt vs. Painter ruled that black professional schools are not equal to white schools.
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    Civil Rights Timeline

    1950's and 1960's civil rights timeline.
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    Civil rights 1950s and 1960's

    Timeline of important social, economic, and political events from the civil rights 1950s and 60s
  • Immigration and Nationality Act

    Immigration and Nationality Act
    Got rid of quota system, changed immigration from Europe to Latin America.
  • Operation Wetback

    Operation Wetback
    Deported some 3 milllion allegedly undocumented entrants.
  • Rosa Parks

    Rosa Parks
    Rosa parks was arrested for refusing to give up her seat to a white man.
  • Little Rock 9

    Little Rock 9
    Little Rock 9 goes to Little Rock Central High School.
  • SNCC

    SNCC, Student Nonviolent Coordinating Comittee was formed.
  • Indian New Deal

    Indian New Deal
    Indian New Deal, plans to end tribes and assimilate them into American culture, ends.
  • Feminine Mystique

    Feminine Mystique
    Betty Friednan publishes the Feminine Mystique and starts the moden feminist movement.
  • EEOC

    Equal Employment Opportunity Comission serve as a watchdog for fair hiring process.
  • Malcom X

    Malcom X
    Malcom X was killed by Nation of Islam gunman