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The Civil Rights Movement

By Merin, Jake, Cincier,Cedeja, and Isabella
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Jake Bonnick

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The Civil Rights Movement
By: Merin, Isabella, Jake, Cedeja, and Cincier

The African American movement was a lot more isolated, and organized than many may think.
A lot of organizations have been established since the early 1900s, including Council of Federated Organizations. This Organization was established by white americans who believed it was silly to segregate.
Events that led up to the Civil rights Movement
African american's didn't received citizenship right's
Civil war amendments to ensure rights
Brown V. the Board of Education (1954)
Rosa Louis McCauley-Parks
Refused to give up her seat and was arrested
Montgomery bus boycott demonstrated the unity and determination
Born February 4,1915 in Tuskegee, Alabama
Married Raymond Parks at 19
http://www.history.com/topics/black-history/march-on-washington/videos/bet-you-didnt-know-rosa-parks?m=528e394da93ae&s=undefined&f=1&free=false
Freedom Summer
The groups include:
Congress of Racial Inequality
Council of Federated Organizations
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee
Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
These groups worked together, and planned the events that changed history.
The Murder of Emmett Till
A fourteen year old boy named Emmett Till was visiting reletives in Money, Mississippi on August 24,1955. He was reportedly flirting with a white cashier lady at a grocery store. Four days later, two white men kidnapped Till and they beat him and shot him in the head. He was strangled and thrown in the Tallanatchie river. Due to this death, his mom wanted a open casket funeral spreaded the emerging Civil Rights Movement.
The March On Washington
Works Cited Page

Freedom Summer
Voter Registration project in Mississippi.
Contains Mississippians and more than 1,000 volunteers out of state joined.
Mission - Expand voting in South.
Establishes 50 freedom schools.
James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Micheal Schwerner died.
1000 black and white men were arrested and 80 were beaten up. (Ku klux Klan carried attacks)
Works Cited Page
Plessy V. Ferguson doctrine " Seperate but equal"
Case was against Topeka's white school
Plaintiff Oliver denied a child to attend the school
Court decide to integrate public schools
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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

America's preeminent advocate of nonviolence and are of the greatest nonviolent leaders in world history
He used the power of words and acts of nonviolent resistance, such as protestors, gross roots, organizing, and civil disobedience to achieve seemingly impossible goals.
Ross Decesare Diane,"Civil Rights Group"
usm.edu.Center for Oral History and Cultural Heritage at The University of Southern
Mississippi. Web. 22 February 2015

CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT OF THE 1950 AND 1960
August 28Th 1963 more than 200,000 Americans gathered in Washington D.C for jobs and freedom. It was organized by civil rights and religious groups and it was designed to show the political and social challenges that African Americans faced. This was also the day that Martin Luther King Jr. shared his "I have a dream speech".
1950s
1954: Brown Vs. Board Of Education
1955: The Murder Of Emmett Till
1957: The Little Rock Nine
1961: Freedom Summer
1960s
The Civil Rights Act of 1964


The civil rights act ended segregation in public places and banned employment. discrimination on race, color, religion, sex or national origin
1964: The Civil Rights Act
Works Cited Page
Social Justice Initiative, Freedom Summers. 2014.
Chicago
,Chicago Freedom Summer.org
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The Little Rock Nine
September 4th 1957, A group of black teenagers were brought together who want to attend high school.
9 black students attended an all white school.
They were discriminated, and hated on.
The State senator ordered that national guard stop them, was internationalized
This is a big deal because they were the first .......
NONVIOLENCE PROTEST
CONGRESS OF RACIAL EQUALITY, SOUTHERN CHRISTIAN LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE, THE STUDENT NONVIOLENT LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE
SIT INS
Ended discrimination
SOUTHERN CHRISTIAN LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE committee
MARTIN LUTHER ORGANIZED IT
CONGRESS OF RACIAL INEQUALITY
STUDENT NONVIOLENT COORDINATING CONFERENCE
FREEDOM RIDES
"The March On Washington".
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