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The Black Civil Rights Movement

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Transcript of The Black Civil Rights Movement

The Black Civil Rights Movement
- A social movement in the United States

- Goals were to end racial segregation and discrimination against black Americans

- Secure legal recognition and federal protection of the citizenship rights

- Involved acts of civil resistances, civil disobedience and non violent protest.

- 1955- 1968
Rosa Parks
~ Montgomery, Alabama
~ December 1st 1955
~ Rosa refused to give her seat up to a white man
Political Leaders
John F. Kennedy was a key part of the black civil rights movement. He helped lead the country to a racial-discrimination free country.

-He signed order 10925.

- He gave his famous "civil rights address".

Civil Rights Act of 1964
-The civil rights act of 1964 outlawed discrimination

-Ended unequal voter registration requirements

- Removed racial segregation
Voting Rights
-federal legislation that prohibits racial discrimination in voting

- signed by President Lyndon B. Johnson on August 6, 1965

- voting rights guaranteed to all american citizens and prohibits any racial discrimination in voting.

The Civil Rights Act of 1968
~President Lyndon B. Johnston
signed the act

~ The act declared that it is illegal
to threat,injure or intimidate
anyone of a different race, colour,
religion or origin.

~ The other name for The Civil
Rights Act of 1968 was The
Housing Act.
"Rosa Parks." "
Wikipedia The Encyclopedia."
N.p., 2 Sept. 2014. Web. 30 Oct. 2014.
By: Taylor, Jocelyn and Ben
Table of Contents
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1. Introduction
2. Rosa Parks
3. Political Leaders
4. The Civil Rights Act of 1964
5. Voting Rights
6. The Civil Rights Act of 1968
" African American Civil Rights Movement (1955- 1968)"
"Rosa Parks"
"Civil Rights Act of 1968"
"Civil Rights Act of 1968."
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" African-American Civil Rights Movement (1955-1968)."
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"Voting Rights Act of 1965"
"John F. Kennedy." "
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Wikipedia. 30 Oct. 2014. Web. 30 Oct. 2014.
"Voting Rights Act of 1965." Wikipedia The Free Encyclopedia. N.p., 2 Nov. 2014. Web. 3 Nov. 2014.
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