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civil Rights Prezi Project

Major events, strategies, people and organizations of the Civil Right movment

James Hardy

on 20 April 2010

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Strategies Montgomery Bus Boycott March on Washington Sit-Ins Freedom Rides A nonviolent boycott of all pubilc buses, a reaction to Rosa Parks arrest. Afiran Americans refused to ride any pubilc buses until they were aloud to sit where they wanted to. The famous march in washington DC 1936. This is where MLK gave his "I have a dream" speech, It motivated the U.S. Congress to pass the Civil Rights Act as well as the Voting Rights Act. Protests preformed by back and white activists, they rode bus throught southern states to test their compliance with the ban on segregated buses. A protest where blacks would sit in all white areas of a restaurants or dinner and refuse to move until served. Many would never be seved. People Martin Luther King Jr. Malcolm X Rosa Parks Thurgood Marshall 1926-1968
He was an American leader of the African American civil right movment. His work was to end racial segregation and racial discrimination through civil disobedience and other non-violent means. 1913-2005
She was an African American civil rights activist,
known as the Mother of the Modern Day Civil rights Movment.
She was arasted when she refused to give up her bus seat to a white passenger,
her actions sparked the Montgomery Bus Boycott. 1925-1965
He was a African-American Muslim minister, public speaker, and human rights activist. Unlike M.L.K he used violence, black supremacy and racism to influance his followers. He spent 8-10 years in prison. He was also assassinated. 1908-1993
This man was an american jurist and the first african-american to serve on the US Supreme Court. He was the lawyer for the Brown V. Board of Education case.
Organizations KKK NAACP Black Panthers SCLC National Association for the Advancment of colored people
The civil rights organization founded to fight segregation and discrimination ,
and equal rights for all African-Americans. Militant African-American organization that used black power and armed resistance to white oppression. Southern Christian Leadership Conference
This was a non-violent American civil right organization led by MLK.
It played a large role in the American Civil Rights Movment. Ku Klux Kan
Was founded by Tennessee veterans of the Confederate Army.
The Klan's purpose was to restore white supremacy in the aftermath of the American Civil War. Events Civil Rights Act of 1964 Voting Act of 1965 Little Rock Nine Civil Rights Act of 1968 Law passed by congress that banned racial segregation in school, businesses, and public places. The Law passed that eliminated discrimination at voting booths. African- Americans no longer had to take a literacy test. The frirst nine African-American high school
students to challenge the integration laws at the
all white Central High School in Little Rock Arkansas. This law destroyed deiscrimination concererning the sales, rental, and financing of housing based
on race, and religion . Civil Rights Era What made the difference The Strategies The people The Organizations And the Events
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