mckayla raineys timeline

  • Civil War

    Civil War
    The Civil War happened between the southern and the northern US. During the Civil War 140,414 people die during the battle.
  • 13th Amendment

    13th Amendment
    The 13th amendment was passed by congress on January 31, 1865 and ratified on December 6, 1865. The 13th amendment abolished slavery in the United States.
  • 15th Amendment

    15th Amendment
    The 15th amendment granted African American men the right the vote.
  • Harlem Renaissance

    Harlem Renaissance
    During the early 1900's the middle class african americans were pushing new political agenda that advocated racial equality. The movement was in New York where three of the largest civil rights groups established their headquarters.
  • Founding of NAACP

    Founding of NAACP
    NAACP was the oldest, largest grassroots-based civil rights organization.
  • Emmett Till murder

    Emmett Till murder
    Emmett was 14 years old when he wasbeaten and shot in the head visting his relative in Mississippi. The police found his body three days later.
  • Rosa Parks's bus boycott

    Rosa Parks's bus boycott
    Rosa Parks got arrested for not getting up from a white man's set on a bus.
  • Greensboro, NC sit in

    Greensboro, NC sit in
    Four afican american students sat at a white-only lunch counter in Greensboro, North Carolina at Woolworth's store.
  • I Have a Dream speech

    I Have a Dream speech
    Martin Luther King speechAmericans began to protest for dignity and equality. The king said lassons of the Civil War proved that the grovernment can be a force for racial equality.
  • Martin Luther King assassination

    Martin Luther King assassination
    Martin Luther King was shot by a snippers, bullet on his balcony in Lorraine Motel in Memphis, TN without a warning.