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Civil Rights Movement

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Madison Doenges

on 20 April 2010

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Transcript of Civil Rights Movement

Freedom Summer Effort to get African-American's
the right to vote in Mississippi.
The KKK tried to prevent this by
bombing churches, and burning
crosses. Sit-Ins African-American protesters
sat in white areas of restaurants
and would not move when requested to. This drew in much attention. Montgomery Bus Boycott African-American's boycott on
segregated buses as a reaction
to the Rosa Parks incident. This
ended with the integration of buses
and allowing African-American bus
drivers. Civil Disobedience African-American's not
following an unjust law,
to draw attention to the
unfairness of the particular
law. People Strategies Martin Luther King Jr. An activists and leader in
the African-American Civil
Rights Movement. He ended
Racial Segregation and
Discrimination. Thurgood Marshall He won the Brown vs.
Board of Education case.
He was also the first
African-American to serve
on the Supreme Court of
The United States. Malcom X He was an African-American
minister, and an activist.
He is described as the most
influential African-American
in history. Eugene "Bull" Connor He was a man who was
strongly again African-
American Civil Rights.
He often tried to stop
protests and marches. Organizations Black Panthers Militant African-African
organization that avocated
black power, and armed
resistance to the white's
oppression. Nation of Islam American-Islamic organization that advocated
black and white segregation. NAACP National association for the
advancement of colored people.
A group of people who fought to
end black and white segregation
and discrimination. SNCC Student Non-Violent
Coordinating Commitee. This
was created by Stokely
Carmichael in 1960. They
worked for more rapid changes
with the unfair Civil Rights. Events Birmingham Campaign Movement organized by the SCLC
to show the unequal treatment
that blacks went through.This
ended with public confrontations
between black youth and white
authorities. One was "Bull" Connor. Little Rock Nine The first nine African-
American students to integrate
Central High School in Arkansas.
Eisenhower demanded that they be
protected while in the nomally
all white school, to avoid being

White Flight The term describing when
the whites were moving out
of middle-class neighborhoods.
Then African-Americans began
to move into the middle-class
neighborhoods. This was a result
of the Brown V. Board of Education
and Civil Right Legislation decision. The Supreme Court decision that
have a seperate school for blacks
and white was unconstitutional. This
was successfully argued by Thurgood
Marshall, who served on the U.S.
Supreme Court. Brown V. Board of Education Civil Rights Movement
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