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The Civil Rights Movement

By iWumbo
  • Plessy V. Ferguson

    Plessy V. Ferguson
    Homer plessy was a mixed man that refused to move from a segragated train. Plessy V. Ferguson was a supreme court case that declared segragation was constitutional.
  • Brown V. Board of Education

    Brown V. Board of Education
    Brown V. Board of education was a supreme court case that declared segregation in public school was unconstitutional.
  • Emmett Till

    Emmett Till
    Emmett TIll was a young boy from chicago that went to Money, Mississippi to visit his uncle. While he was in Money he whistled at a white women in a store and called her baby. Days after the incident the woman's husband and some other men kidnap and murder Emmett Till. Emmett Till's death showed the world the extent of southern racism and brutality.
  • Montgomery Boycott

    Montgomery Boycott
    The Montgomery Boycott was sparked up when Rosa Parks refused to move from her seat in a segrregated montgomery bus. She was arrested and a boycott on Montgomery buses began. Then the supreme court decided that segregation in buses was unconstitutional.
  • Little Rock Nine

    Little Rock Nine
    The little rock Nine were a group of African American students that were integrated into a white Arkansas school. This event was significant because they were the first black students that graduated from an integrated white school
  • Sit-ins in Greensboro/Nashville

    Sit-ins in Greensboro/Nashville
    The greensboro sit in sparked a movement of of sit ins across the south. this movement made it possible for blacks to eat in the downtown area without being segregated
  • March on Birmingham

    March on Birmingham
    The March on Birgmingham was a protest against segregation in Birgmingham. The city was one of the most segregated cities in the U.S. As an end result they agreed on a negotiation for rights in order to stop the marches.
  • March on Washigton

    March on Washigton
    The March on washigton was a march for a civil rights act. Speeches like Dr. King's I have a dream speech were given in this march.
  • Civil Rights Act

    Civil Rights Act
    The Civil Rights Act of 1964 gave the U.S government more control over segregation and discrimination towards blacks in the south and in the job industry
  • Voting Rights Act

    Voting Rights Act
    The Voting Rights Act of 1965 stated that states could not set any qualifications or tests to see if someone was qualified to vote. It also stated that states cannot deny a person the right to vote based on their race
  • Martin Luther King Jr is Assasinated

    Martin Luther King Jr is Assasinated
    Dr. Martin Luther King Jr was assasinated by James Earl Ray in 1968, his assasination spun the Civil rights movement in a different direction