Timeline of John and Sawyer

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    History project

  • 13th Amendment

    13th Amendment
    Abolished Slavery.
  • 14th Amendment

    14th Amendment
    Citizenship rights and equal protection of the laws.
  • 15th Amendment

    15th Amendment
    The right to vote.
  • Plessey V. Ferguson

    Plessey V. Ferguson
    Upheld the state law requiring racial segregation in public. "separate but equal."
  • Memdez V. Westminster

  • Delgado V Bastrop

    Delgado V Bastrop
    Equaled Mexican American education.
  • Executive order 9981

    Executive order 9981
    Abolished racial discrimination in the US military.
  • Sweatt V. Painter

    Challenged the "separate but equal" doctrine of segregation.
  • Brown v Board of education

  • Hernandez v Texas

  • Civil rights act of 1956

    Civil rights act of 1956
  • Civil rights act of 1957

  • 24th Amendment

    24th Amendment
    Prohibits requiring a poll tax for voters.
  • Voting rights act of 1965

    Voting rights act of 1965
    Prohibits discrimination in voting. (Alabama police in 1965 attack voting rights marchers participating in the first of the Selma to Montgomery marches)
  • Edgewood v Kirby

    public school finance