The Civil Rights Movment Alexis Lucero

  • 14th Amendment

    14th Amendment
    Grants citizenship to all people born in the US
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  • 15th Amendment

    15th Amendment
    Grants voting rights to African American me
  • Plessy vs. Furgeson

    Plessy vs. Furgeson
    upholding the constitutionality of state laws requiring racial segregation in public facilities under the doctrine of "separate but equal".
  • Amendment

    Amendment
    a formal change to the text of the written constitution of a nation or state
  • Thurgood Marshal

    Thurgood Marshal
    Chief Counsel for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
  • Lyndon B. Johnson

    Lyndon B. Johnson
    36th President of the United States
  • NAACP

    NAACP
    Offers assistance to African Americans with regards to matters involving civil rights
  • Orvall Faubus

    Orvall Faubus
    Faubus used the National Guard to stop black children from attending the Little Rock Central High School
  • 19th Amendment

    19th Amendment
    Gives right to vote to women
  • George Wallace

    George Wallace
    was an American politician and the 45th governor of Alabama, having served two nonconsecutive terms and two consecutive terms
  • Betty Friedan

    Betty Friedan
    Wrote the book The Feminine Mystique in an effort to allow women to choose the lifestyles they wanted
  • Ceaser Chavez

    Ceaser Chavez
    Championed the economic rights of migrant workers
  • LULAC

    LULAC
    Offers assistance to Hispanic Americans with regards to matters involving civil rights
  • Dolores Huetra

    Dolores Huetra
    Civil rights leaders that advocated for the basic rights of all citizens
  • Federal Housing Authority

    Federal Housing Authority
    a United States government agency created as part of the National Housing Act of 1934
  • Social Security

    Social Security
    The original Social Security Act (1935)[2] and the current version of the Act, as amended,[3] encompass several social welfare and social insurance programs
  • Barbra Jordan

    Barbra Jordan
    an American politician and a leader of the Civil Rights movement. She was the first African American elected to the Texas Senate
  • Hector P. Garcia

    Hector P. Garcia
    s a result of the national prominence he earned through his work on behalf of Hispanic Americans
  • Delgado vs. Bastrop ISD

    Delgado vs. Bastrop ISD
  • Congress on Radical Equality

    Congress on Radical Equality
    Membership in CORE is still stated to be open to "anyone who believes that 'all people are created equal' and are willing to work towards the ultimate goal of true equality throughout the world.”
  • Mendez vs. Westmister

    Mendez vs. Westmister
    federal court case that challenged racial segregation in Orange County, California schools.
  • Martin Luther King Jr

    Martin Luther King Jr
    Civil Rights Leader most associated with the March on Washington as well as winning the Nobel Peace Prize
  • Sweat vs. Painter

    Sweat vs. Painter
  • Brown vs. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas

    Brown vs. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas
    Successfully overturned the Plessey v. Ferguson decision by applying that “separate is inherently unequal
  • Hernandez vs. Texas

    Hernandez vs. Texas
  • Sonia Sotomayor

    Sonia Sotomayor
    Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States along with being one of the first Hispanic and one of the first women.
  • Non- Violent Protests

    Non- Violent Protests
    Boycotts, sit ins, walk outs doing anything to make their voices heard without ave to strike anyone.
  • Rosa Parks

    called "the first lady of civil rights" and "the mother of the freedom movement" and began the bus boycott after failing to give her seat up to a white man on the bus
  • Montgomery Bus Boycott

    Montgomery Bus Boycott
    A peacefull protect cause by the actions O dRosa Parks not giving up her seat on the bus one day.
  • Southern Christian Leadership Conferences

    Southern Christian Leadership Conferences
  • Civil Right Act 1957

    Civil Right Act 1957
  • Civil Right Movement

    Civil Right Movement
    Voting rights legislation, racial discrimination, and leaders emerging from ordinary circumstances to be symbols for civil rights
  • Student Non-violent Coordinating Committee

    Student Non-violent Coordinating Committee
    Sit ins, Protest, Petion and any other way students could be apart of a changing cause
  • Eleanor Roosevelt

    Eleanor Roosevelt
    Civil rights leaders that advocated for the basic rights of all citizens
  • March on Washington

    March on Washington
    was one of the largest political rallies for human rights in United States history
  • 24th Amendment

    24th Amendment
    put into place to remove the poll tax from voting d that everyone could vote equaly
  • Great Society

    Medicare, Head Start, Upward Bound
  • Jim Crow laws

    Jim Crow laws
    Ways law makers had of makeing up new laws o keep african americans from haveing any freedom what so ever.
  • Upward Bound

    Upward Bound
    a federally funded educational program within the United States
  • Medicare

    Medicare
    national social insurance program, administered by the U.S. federal government since 1965
  • Tinker vs. De Moines

    Tinker vs. De Moines
    Ruling was that the 1st Amendment applies to public schools with regards to regulating speech in the classroom
  • Voting Rights Act

    Voting Rights Act
    is a landmark piece of national legislation in the United States that outlawed discriminatory voting practices that had been responsible for the widespread disenfranchisement of African Americans in the U.S.
  • Black Panthers

    Black Panthers
    Used strategies to achieve equal rights, which included violent forms of protest as well as militant groups
  • National Organization for women

    National Organization for women
    n organization founded in 1966 and which has a membership of 500,000 contributing members set up for the advancement of women
  • United Farm Workers Organizing Committee

    United Farm Workers Organizing Committee
    a labor union created from the merging of two groups, the Agricultural Workers Organizing Committee (AWOC) and the National Farm Workers Association (NFWA)
  • 25th Amendment

    25th Amendment
    deals with succession to the Presidency and establishes procedures both for filling a vacancy in the office of the Vice President
  • Militant Protest

    Militant Protest
    Rioting and aggressive and violent ways of protest
  • American Indian

    American Indian
    an agenda that focuses on spirituality, leadership, and sovereignty
  • 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 into the military at the age of 18, but were not allowed to vote
  • Title IX

    Title IX
    No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving federal financial assistance
  • Affirmative action

    Affirmative action
    known as positive discrimination in the United Kingdom, refers to policies that take factors including "race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or national origin"[1] into consideration in order to benefit an underrepresented group
  • Edfewoor ISD vs. Kirby

    Edfewoor ISD vs. Kirby