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U.S History 1B

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Grace Saechao

on 16 April 2010

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Double click anywhere & add an idea Strategies Civil Disobedience The practice of disobeying laws.
Its was used to draw attention. One of the primary
methods of nonviolent resistance. Mohandas Gandhi
used Civil Disobedience as a nonviolence way to
protest and political action. Freedom Rides Black and white activist protest by riding busses through out the sergregated southern states. As more people leard about the freedom riders, the more they wanted to support them. They journeyed to Alabama and Mississippi, often faced violence from white southerners. Freedom Summer The register of african american voters in 1964.
KK attempted to stop this effort by
bombing & murder. Organizers focused on
Mississippi because they had the lowest percentage
of african american voters registered. One thousand
volunteers and locals were arrested. Montgomery Bus Boycott Intended to oppose the city's racial segregation on public transit system. Coordinated by M.L.K, sucessfully forced the city of Montgomery to let african americans sit where they want. The boycott lasted from
December 1, 1955 to December 20, 1956. People Lyndon Johnson Signed the civil rights act in 1964. It
opened all accommodation regardless to
Americans race, color, religion, or national
origin. Martin Luther king Jr. An activist and a prominet
leader in the African american
Civil rights movement. His legacy was
to secure progress in the civil rights movement.
He became a human rights icon with his
"I have a dream" speech. Stokely Carmichael A trinidadian american
black activist in the 1960s.
Ledaer of the SNCC and later as
the "Honorary Prime Minister" of
the Black Panther party. Became one of
the members of the Freedom Riders. Rosa Parks Arrested for refusing to give up
her seat. Her action lead the bus
boycott where african americans
didn't ride the buses. She was
an activist for the NAACP. Organizations Black panthers A militant african american
organization formed in Oakland,
California. Founded by Bobby Seale
and Huey P. Newton. This organization
was working for the self defense of
black people. The KKK A violent and racist organization. They were
racist towards blacks, Hispanics, or any other race
different in color. KKK were
responsible for many bombing, church burning, beating, and murder.
NAACP Founded to fight against
segregation and discrimination.
Was founded in 1909 by a group of
multi-racial activist. Persuaded more
than 80,000 african americans in
Mississippi to register their right to vote. SNCC Was founded by Stokely Carmichael.
Worked for more civil rights changes
than the SCLC. SNCC members rode
buses to the deep south where segregation
and discrimination were prominent. Events Birmingham campaign A movement organized by the
SCLC. Was a model of direct action
protest. It brought national force to bear
on the issue of segregation. Brown vs. Board of Ed. A landmark decision by the Supreme Court
declaring seperate schools. The decision was
overturned by going back to the
Plessy vs. Ferguson
case in 1896. Successfully argued by
Thurgood Marshall. Civil rights act of 1964 Legislation in the U.S that outlawed
the unequal application of voter registration
requirements and racial segregation in schools,
public places, and employment. Little Rock Nine Nine african american
students that were enrolled into
a all white high school. President
Eisenhower sent federal troops to
protect the nine students. Some students
were physically and verbally abused.
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