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Unit 3 EA 1 Questions and Annotated Bibliography

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Allison Duenas

on 11 December 2017

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Transcript of Unit 3 EA 1 Questions and Annotated Bibliography

What caused them to walk to montgomery?
What is the Voting Rights Act
Why did the policemen beat the colored people
What effect did walking to montgomery have on colored peoples civil rights?
President Lyndon Johnson addressed a convention of Congress, who called for federal voting rights legislation to protect colored people from barriers who prevented them to vote.
Unit 3 EA 1 Questions and Annotated Bibliography
By : Marlene Delgado, Allison Duenas, Citlaly Mora, Nadia Murillo
Was there violence while walking to Montgomery?

How many people walked during the march?

On March 25 1965, Martin Luther King led thousands of nonviolent demonstrators to the steps of the capitol in Montgomery, Alabama, after a 5-day, 54-mile march from Selma, Alabama, they had been campaigning for voting rights.
The Voting Rights Act, signed into law by President Lyndon Johnson (1908-73) on August 6, 1965, aimed to overcome legal barriers at the state and local levels that prevented African Americans from exercising their right to vote under the 15th Amendment (1870) to the Constitution of the United States.
Judge Johnson’s order to 300 marchers over a stretch of two-lane highway, the number of demonstrators swelled on the last day to 25,000
attacked 525 civil rights demonstrators taking part in a march between Selma and Montgomery, the state capital. The march was organized to promote black voter registration and to protest the killing of a young black man,
A group of demonstrators faced violence as they peacefully marched from Selma to Montgomery
17 people injured by policemen
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