Socally Progressive Movements: Civil rights

  • 14th Amendment

    14th Amendment
    Grants citizenship
  • 15th Amendment

    15th Amendment
    grants voting rights
  • Plessy v Ferguson

    Plessy v Ferguson
    helped legalize whites and blacks being equal
  • jim crow laws

    jim crow laws
    state and local laws in the United States
  • NAACP

    NAACP
    offers assistance to african americans with regards to matters involving civil rights
  • 19th Amendment

    19th Amendment
    grants right to vote to women
  • LULAC

    LULAC
    Offers assistance to Hispanic Americans with regards to matters involving civil rights
  • Elanor Roosevelt

    Elanor Roosevelt
    Civil rights leader thats advocated for the basic rights of all citizens
  • Federal housing authority

    Federal housing authority
    It insured loans made by banks and other private lenders for home building and home buying.
  • Social Security

    Social Security
    funded through federall payroll taxes
  • Hector p garcia

    Hector p garcia
    Mexican-American physician, surgeon, World War II veteran, civil rights advocate, and founder of the American G.I. Forum.
  • congress on racial equality

    congress on racial equality
    is a U.S. civil rights organization that played a pivotal role for African-Americans in the Civil Rights Movement
  • Mendez vs Westminster

    Mendez vs Westminster
    legalized hispanic students to go to a white school
  • Elanore Rooseevelt

    Elanore Rooseevelt
    civil rights leader that advocated for the basic rights of all citizens
  • Sweatt v Painter

    Sweatt v Painter
    children should share equal facilities, services, and education instruction did allow spereate classes
  • Delgado vs. Bastrop ISD

    Landmark case in Texas that dealt with racial segregaton
  • Martin Luther King Martin Luther King Jr

    Martin Luther King 
Martin Luther King Jr
    civil rights leader most associated with the march in washington as well as winning the nobel peace prize
  • Hernandez v Texas

    Hernandez v Texas
    Mexican Americans were due equal protection under the Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution.
  • Dolores Huerta

    Dolores Huerta
    civil rights leader that advocated for the basic rights of all citizens
  • Brown vs board of education

    Brown vs board of education
    successfully overturned the Plessy vs Ferguson decision by applying that " seperate but inherently equal"
  • Orval Faubus

    Orval Faubus
    was the 36th Governor of Arkansas, serving from 1955 to 1967. He is best known for his 1957 stand against the desegregation of the Little Rock School District
  • Rosa Parks

    Rosa Parks
    African-American civil rights activist, whom the U.S. Congress called "the first lady of civil rights" and "the mother of the freedom movement".
  • Montgomery bus boycott

    Montgomery bus boycott
    a seminal event in the U.S. civil rights movement, was a political and social protest campaign against the policy of racial segregation on the public transit system of Montgomery, Alabama.
  • Southern christian leadership confrence

    Southern christian leadership confrence
    African-American civil rights organization.
  • Civil rights act of 1957

    Civil rights act of 1957
    primarily a voting rights bill, was the first civil rights legislation enacted by Congress
  • Cesar Chavez

    Cesar Chavez
    Championed the economic rights of migrant workers
  • Amendment

    Amendment
    minor change in a document
  • Student non violent coordinating committee

    Student non violent coordinating committee
    emerged from a series of student meetings led by Ella Baker held at Shaw University in April 1960
  • Affirmative Action

    Affirmative Action
    policy enacted to right the wrongs of the discrimination of the past by increasing representaion in employment and education for mini=orities and women
  • Betty Friedan

    Betty Friedan
    Wrote the book the feminine mystique in an effort to allow women to choose the lifestyles they wanted
  • March on washington

    March on washington
    was one of the largest political rallies for human rights in United States history and called for civil and economic rights for African Americans.
  • Lyndon B Johnson

    Lyndon B Johnson
    was the 36th President of the United States, a position he assumed after his service as the 37th Vice President of the United States.
  • great society

    great society
    medicare, head start, upward bound
  • 24th Amendment

    24th Amendment
    passed to prevent voting descrimination against the poor by outlawing poll taxes
  • civil rights movement

    civil rights movement
    were social movements in the United States aimed at outlawing racial discrimination against black Americans and restoring voting rights to them.
  • civil rights act of 1964

    civil rights act of 1964
    deffered from earlier attempts to address minority rights by focousing on ending discrmination in the work plavce
  • Medicare

    Medicare
    guarentees access to health insurace for americans ages 65 and older
  • Upward bound

    Upward bound
    is a federally funded educational program within the United States.
  • Voting rights act of 1965

    Voting rights act of 1965
    outlawed discriminatory voting practices that had been responsible for the widespread disenfranchisement of African Americans in the U.S.
  • United farm workers organizing commitee

    United farm workers organizing commitee
    is a labor union created from the merging of two groups,
  • Tinker vs Des Moines

    Tinker vs Des Moines
    ruling stated that freedom of speech and free expression were rights protected for students in U.S. public schools
  • non violent protest

    non violent protest
    is the practice of achieving goals through symbolic protests, civil disobedience, economic or political noncooperation, and other methods, without using violence.
  • National organization for women

    National organization for women
    has a membership of 550,000 contributing members set up for the advancement of women.
  • black panthers

    black panthers
    was an African-American revolutionary socialist organization active in the United States from 1966 until 1982
  • George Wallace

    George Wallace
    American politician and the 45th governor of Alabama, having served two nonconsecutive terms and two consecutive terms: 1963–1967, 1971–1979 and 1983–1987.
  • 25th amendment

    25th amendment
    death of president
  • Thurgood marshall

    Thurgood marshall
    Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court, serving from October 1967 until October 1991.
  • Millitant protest

    Millitant protest
    protesting with violence and aggression
  • American Indian Movement

    American Indian Movement
    is a Native American activist organization in the United States
  • la raza unida

    la raza unida
    was an American political party centered on Chicano nationalism
  • 26th Amendment

    26th Amendment
    passed due to the fact that citizens were being drafted at the age of 18 but were not allowed to vote
  • Title XI

    Title XI
    makes it legal to deny participation in activities funded with federal funds on the basis of gender
  • Barara Jordan

    Barara Jordan
    American politician and a leader of the Civil Rights movement. She was the first African American elected to the Texas Senate after Reconstruction
  • Sonia Sotomayer

    Sonia Sotomayer
    Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, serving since August 2009. Sotomayor is the Court's 111th justice, its first Hispanic justice, and its third female justice.
  • Edgewood vs. Kirby

    Edgewood vs. Kirby
    Landmark case in texas redistributed property taxes to poorer districts led to robin hood legislation
  • Head start

    Head start
    Provide comprehensive education and health for services of low income families