POU 4

Timeline created by jc5851
In History
  • The Murder of Emmett Till

    The Murder of Emmett Till
    Emmett Till was beat to death by a white store owner because he said something to his white wife.
  • Beginning of the LIttle Rock 9

    Beginning of the LIttle Rock 9
    President Eisenhower put all rasicm away bringing in 9 black students in Central highschool in Little Rock, AK. This createed intergration into the school.
  • Murder of Mack Charles Parker

    Murder of Mack Charles Parker
    Mack Charles Parker was arrested because he was accused of raping a pregnant white women. 3 days before the trail he was kidnapped and tortured his body was found floating
  • Freedom riders in Alabama

    Freedom riders in Alabama
    Freedom riders decided to take a trip into Alabama. They were surrounded by a mob. The mob attacked the bus. Bull Connor gave the 15 minutes to whatever they wanted to the passengers. They fire bombed the bus. No one died everyone survived.
  • Murder of William Louis Morre

    Murder of William Louis Morre
    William Louis Moore was a white person that was against rasicm who was murdered. He was part of C.O.R.E (Congress of Racial Equality). He led protest and was murdered during his last protest.
  • BIrmingham Child Violence

    BIrmingham Child Violence
    Children march in Birmingham. There was a march with children. They sent in dogs and sprayed fire hoses. 3 childern were hut so bad they had to go to the hospital.
  • Medger Evers killed.

    Medger Evers killed.
    Medger Evers was a civil rights activist. He came home from a protest when he was shot in the back. He was able to walk 9 feet and collaspe. The murder was never charged.
  • BIrmingham Bombing

    BIrmingham Bombing
    4 little girls were in sunday school. The little girls walked down to the basement of the church when the bomb went off. All the girls died. The men didn't get charged with anything but posseion of dynamite.
  • Death of Jimmie Jackson

    Death of Jimmie Jackson
    JImmie Jackson was an african american man that wanted voting rights. He was influenced by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. He was murder for no reason by a state trooper. It is said that he was unarmed and this effected the movement
  • Assaination of DR. Martin Luther King Jr.

    Assaination of DR. Martin Luther King Jr.
    Dr. King was assainated. He was one of the most influencial civil rights leaders ever to live. He was assainted at a motel in Memphis, Tennesse.