US history project

  • 3/5 Compromise

    3/5 Compromise
    Between southern and northern states which stated a black man was only worth 3/5s of a man
  • Compromise of 1820

    Compromise of 1820
    First overt sectional conflict in U.S. history pro-slavery and anti slavery
  • Compromise of 1850

    Compromise of 1850
    Intricate package of 5 bills (4 year confrontation between slave states and free states)
  • Kansas-Nebraska Act

    Kansas-Nebraska Act
    Created territories of Kansas and Nebraska
  • Dred Scott Decision

    Dred Scott Decision
    Complicated series of events which concluded with us supreme court decision
  • 13th Amendment

    13th Amendment
    Freed the slaves
  • Civil rights act of 1866

    Civil rights act of 1866
    Momentous chapter in development for civil equality
  • 14th Amendment

    14th Amendment
    Granted citizenship
  • 15th Amendment

    15th Amendment
    Gave right to vote
  • Civil rights act of 1875

    Civil rights act of 1875
    law for all persons regardlles of race entitled to equal enjoyment
  • Plessy Vs Fergyson

    Plessy Vs Fergyson
    Court Holding for constitutionality of state law requiring racial segregation
  • Brown Vs B.O.E.

    Brown Vs B.O.E.
    law suit for segregated education
  • Montgomery Bus boycott

    Montgomery Bus boycott
    13 month mass protest
  • Civil rights act of 1957

    Civil rights act of 1957
    Primarily a voting bill that enacted for civil rights
  • Little Rock 9

    Little Rock 9
    Group of 9 african americans enrolled Little Rock high school
  • Freedom Righters

    Freedom Righters
    7 blacks 6whites left Washington D.C on public buses
  • March on Washington

    March on Washington
    March at Lincoln memorial for jobs and freedom
  • Freedomw Summer

    Freedomw Summer
    Intensive voter registration activities
  • Murder of 3 Civil rights Workers in Mississippi

    Murder of 3 Civil rights Workers in Mississippi
    3 Civil rights workers working to register black voter in Mississippi, murdered by Ku Klux Klan
  • Civil rights act of 1964

    Civil rights act of 1964
    Provisions of this civil act forbade discrimination on the loss of sex as well as race
  • Selma Campaihn

    Selma Campaihn
    Bloody day during march to Montgomery, where a mob of officers threw tear gas and beat the african american protesters.
  • Assassination of Malcolm X

    Assassination of Malcolm X
    Black muslim leader shot.
  • Voting rights act of 1965

    Voting rights act of 1965
    every american citizen has th right to vote
  • Appointment of Thurgood Marshall

    Appointment of Thurgood Marshall
    Black Supreme court official
  • Assassination of MLK

    Assassination of MLK
    Shot in Memphis hotel by James Ray
  • Civil rights act of 1968

    Civil rights act of 1968
    Equal housing oppourtunities
  • Election of Shirley Chisholm

    Election of Shirley Chisholm
    First black women running for president