Unit 10 Timeline

  • Jim Crow Laws

    Jim Crow Laws
    Were state and local laws in the United States enacted between 1876 and 1965.
  • 14th Amendment

    14th Amendment
    Defines citizenship, contains the Privileges or Immunities Clause, the Due Process Clause, the Equal Protection Clause, and deals with post-Civil War issue.
  • 15th Amendment

    15th Amendment
    Prohibits the denial of suffrage based on race, color, or previous condition of servitude
  • Eleanor Roosevelt

    Eleanor Roosevelt
    was the longest-serving First Lady of the United States, holding the post from 1933 to 1945 during her husband Franklin D. Roosevelt's four terms in office.
  • Plessy v. Ferguson

    Plessy v. Ferguson
    Plessy attempted to sit in an all-white railroad car. After refusing to sit in the black railway carriage car, Plessy was arrested for violating. Plessy was found guilty. Plessy filed a petition for rights that they were in violation of the Thirteenth and Fourteenth amendments.
  • Thurgood marshal

    Thurgood marshal
    civil rights leader; first African supreme court justice appointed to supreme court in 1967 and served for 24 years
  • Lyndon B. Johnson

    Lyndon B. Johnson
    is one of only four peopl who served in all four elected federal offices of the United States: Representative, Senator, Vice President, and President.
  • National Association of the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)

    National Association of the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
    an African-American civil rights organization in the United States, formed in 1909.
  • Orval Faubus

    Orval Faubus
    Politician who was notorious for calling out the Arkansas National Guard in 1957 to prevent nine negro students from entering Little Rock Central High School.
  • Rosa Parks

    Rosa Parks
    civil rights leader who basically started the bus boycott
  • Hector P. Garcia

    Hector P. Garcia
    was a Mexican-American physician, surgeon, World War II veteran, civil rights advocate, and founder of the American G.I. Forum.
  • George Wallace

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

    law set by the us government that was added to the us constitution.
  • Militant Protest

    Militant Protest
    A Violent way of protesting that was used by the Black Panthers and a few other small groups during the civil rights era.
  • Non-Violent Protest

    Non-Violent Protest
    protesting without aggressive behavior or getting beat up and not fighting back. Examples are pickiting, sitins, etc.
  • 19th Amendment

    19th Amendment
    Establishes womans sufferage
  • Betty Friedan (the femanine Mystique)

    Betty Friedan (the femanine Mystique)
    she was an american writer and was a leading figure for the womens movement in the United States.
  • Cesar Chavez

    Cesar Chavez
    he was an american farm worker who co founded the National Farm Workers Association with Dolores Huerta.
  • Martin Luther King Jr

    Martin Luther King Jr
    was an American clergyman, activist, and leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement.
  • League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC)

    League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC)
    It is the oldest and most widely respected Hispanic civil rights organization in the United sates of America. LILAC was created at a time in our country’s history when Hispanics were denied basic civil and human rights, despite contributions to American Society.
  • Dolores Huerta

    Dolores Huerta
    is a labor leader and civil rights activist who, along with César Chávez, co-founded the National Farmworkers Association, which later became the United Farm Workers
  • Federal Housing Authority

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

    Social Security
    Recieving Bennefits from working.
  • Barbara Jordan

    Barbara Jordan
    Was an american politician and leader of the civil rights movement. she was also the first african american woman to be elected into the Texas Senate after Reconstruction.
  • Congress on Racial Equality (CORE)

    Congress on Racial Equality (CORE)
    Civil Rights organizaiton that played a role for African Americans in the civil rights movement.
  • Mendez V. West Minster

    Mendez V. West Minster
    A court case that was about fighting for mexican american rights and to get rid of racial segregation in california schools.
  • Delgato V. Bastrop ISD

    Delgato V. Bastrop ISD
    Landmark case in texas that dealt with racial segregation
  • Civil Rights Movement

    Civil Rights Movement
    a worldwide political movement for equality before the law occurring between approximately 1950 and 1980.
  • Sweatt V. Painter

    Sweatt V. Painter
    influenced by Plessy V. Fergison and Brown V. Board of Education. a black man was refused admition to the university of texas.
  • Hernandez V. Texas

    Hernandez V. Texas
    In reversing, the Court concluded that the Fourteenth Amendment "is not directed solely against discrimination due to a 'two-class theory'" but in this case covers those of Mexican ancestry
  • Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka

    Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka
    This case is a consolidation of several different cases from Kansas, South Carolina, Virginia, and Delaware.Several black children sought admission to public schools that required or permitted segregation based on race. On appeal to the Supreme Court, the plaintiffs contended that segregated schools were not and could not be made equal.
  • Sonia Sotomayer

    Sonia Sotomayer
    Associate justice of supreme court of the united states.. third woman to serve on the supreme court
  • Montgomery Bus Boycott

    Montgomery Bus Boycott
    event in the U.S. civil rights movement, was a political and social protest campaign against the policy of racial segregation on the public transit system of Montgomery, Alabama.
  • Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC)

    Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC)
    Established to coordinate the actions of southern protest groups. It was also lead by Martin Luther King Jr. and was an important part in the civil rights movement.
  • Civil RIghts Act 1957

    Civil RIghts Act 1957
    was used to get rid of racial segregation in southern schools and protect african american children.
  • Great Society

    Great Society
    domestic programs in the United States announced by President Lyndon B. Johnson at Ohio University and subsequently promoted by him and fellow Democrats in Congress in the 1960s
  • Student Non-Violent Coordination Committee (SNCC)

    Student Non-Violent Coordination Committee (SNCC)
    Martin Luther King Jr. and others had hoped that SNCC would serve as the youth wing of the southern Christian Leadership Conference.
  • Affirmative Action

    Affirmative Action
    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 "in areas of employment, education, and business"
  • March on Washington

    March on Washington
    one of the largest political rallies for human rights in United States history and called for civil and economic rights for African Americans.
  • 24th Amendment

    24th Amendment
    Prohibits the revocation of voting rights due to the non-payment of poll taxes.
  • Civil Rights Act 1964

    Civil Rights Act 1964
    Differe from earlier attempst to address minority rights by focusin on ending discrimination in the work place.
  • Upward Bound

    Upward Bound
    provides fundamental support to participants in their preparation for college entrance.
  • Head Start

    Head Start
    Prepares children for kindergaden basically a short Pre-K
  • Medicare

    national social insurance program, administered by the U.S. federal government since 1965, that guarantees access to health insurance for Americans ages 65 and older
  • Voting rights Act 1965

    Voting rights Act 1965
    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.
  • National Organization for Women (NOW)

    National Organization for Women (NOW)
    an organization founded in 1966 and which has a membership of 500,000 contributing member’s set up for the advancement of women.
  • United Farm Workers Organizing Committee (UFWOC)

    United Farm Workers Organizing Committee (UFWOC)
    It has a special place in history of farm labor organizing. It was the only successful union ever established to defend the rights of those who grow ad harvest the crops.
  • Black Panthers

    Black Panthers
    African-American revolutionary socialist organization active in the United States. They achieved national and international notoriety.
  • 25th Amendment

    25th Amendment
    Codifies the Tyler Precedent; defines the process of presidential succession
  • American Indian Movement (AIM)

    American Indian Movement (AIM)
    a Native American activist organization in the United States, founded in 1968 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, with an agenda that focuses on spirituality, leadership, and sovereignty.
  • Tinker V. Des Moines

    Tinker V. Des Moines
    Ruling was that the 1st amendment appies to public schools with regars to regulation speech in the classroom.
  • La Raza Unida (Mexican Americans United)

    La Raza Unida (Mexican Americans United)
    Was an American political part centered on Chicano Nationalism.
  • 26th Amendment

    26th Amendment
    Establishes the right to vote for those age 18 years or old.
  • Title IX

    Title IX
    federal law that got rid of sexual discrimination in education.
  • Edgewood V. Kirby

    Edgewood V. Kirby
    Landmark case in texas, redistributed property taxes to poorer districts, led to robin hood legislation.