• 13th amendment

    13th amendment
    abolished slavery and involuntary sevitude
  • 14th Amendment

    14th Amendment
    claimed all persons born or naturalized in the us were citizens of the country and quaranted equal protection of the law
  • 15th amendment

    15th amendment
    allowed all men of all races to vote
  • plessy v ferguson

    plessy v ferguson
    stated that the seperate but equal law did not violate the 14th adendment
  • 19th Amendment

    19th Amendment
    gave women the ridght to vote
  • executive order of 1948

    executive order of 1948
    an executive order isasued by us president harry s. truman which abolished racial desegregation in armed forces
  • brown vs board of education

    brown vs board of education
    declared segregation of public schools was unconstituational
  • montgomery bus boycott

    montgomery bus boycott
    organized by martin luther king jr. rose to national attention. 90% of african americans did not ride the bus for about a year. this caused the area to go almost bankrupt, therefore the integration of buses was granted.
  • rosa parks

    rosa parks
    a member of the naacp who refused to give her seat up to a white man and was arrested for her actions. blacks were outraged and let to the montgomery bus boycott.
  • civil rights act of 1957

    civil rights act of 1957
    first civil rights law since reconstruction. Gave the attorney general greater power over school desegregation and gave the federal government authority over violation of black rights.
  • 24th amendment

    24th amendment
    abolished poll taxes
  • civil rights act of 1964

    civil rights act of 1964
    prohibited discrimination because of race rleigion national orig and gender. gave all citizens the right to enter libraries, parks washrooms restaunts theaters and other public accommodiations.
  • voting rights act of 1965

    voting rights act of 1965
    Out lawed literacy tests and enabled federal government to register black voters.
  • civil rights act of 1968

    civil rights act of 1968
    ended discrimination in housing