social studies

  • benjamin mays

    benjamin mays
    he was appointed executive secretary of the Tampa, Florida Urban League.
  • Period: to

    civil rights movement

  • Martin Luther King Jr. Is born

    Martin Luther King Jr. Is born
    leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement. He is best known for his role in the advancement of civil rights using nonviolent civil disobedience based on his Christian beliefs.
  • governor"s race/end of the white primary

  • herman talmadge gets elected

    herman talmadge gets elected
    Talmadge soon gave in to the court decision and prepared for the special election in 1948, in which Talmadge defeated Governor Thompson.
  • brown vs, board of education

    brown vs, board of education
    a landmark United States Supreme Court case in which the Court declared state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students to be unconstitutional.
  • Sibley Commission

    Sibley Commission
    The General Assembly cut off state funds to any system that integrated its schools.
  • 1956 state flag

    1956 state flag
    The state's flag is changed to the confedarate flag
  • SNCC

    the most important organizations of the American Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s
  • Hamilton Holmes and Charlayne Holmes to UGa

    Hamilton Holmes and Charlayne Holmes to UGa
    Hamilton HolmesHamilton Holmes is best known for desegregating Georgia's universities. One of the first two African American students admitted to the University of Georgia (UGA) in Athens
  • Albany Movement

    Albany Movement
    albany movement The Albany Movement was a desegregation coalition formed in Albany, Georgia, on November 17, 1961, by local activists, the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
  • March on washington

    March on washington
    was one of the largest political rallies for human rights in United States history[3] and called for civil and economic rights for African Americans. It took place in Washington, D.C..Thousands of Americans headed to Washington on Tuesday August 27, 1963. On Wednesday, August 28, 1963. Martin Luther King, Jr., standing in front of the Lincoln Memorial, delivered his historic "I Have a Dream" speech in which he called for an end to racism.[4]
  • civil rights act

    civil rights act
    civil rights actAn act to enforce the constitutional right to vote, to confer jurisdiction upon the district courts of the United States of America to provide injunctive relief against discrimination in public accommodations, to authorize the Attorney General to institute suits to protect constitutional rights in public facilities and public education, to extend the Commission on Civil Rights, to prevent discrimination in federally assisted programs, to establish a Commission on Equal Employment Opportunity, an
  • lester maddox

    lester maddox
    When Maddox sought the Democratic nomination for governor in 1966, his principal primary opponent was former Governor Ellis Arnall.
  • Andrew Young

    Andrew Young
    President Jimmy Carter appointed Young to serve as the United States Ambassador to the United Nations.
  • Maynard Jackson as mayor

    Maynard Jackson as mayor
    maynard jacksonDuring Jackson's first term as the mayor, much progress was made in improving race relations in and around Atlanta.