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The Civil Rights Movement

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Agustin Ramirez

on 23 April 2010

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Transcript of The Civil Rights Movement

Sit-ins sit ins are a way that some civil rights members would protest
by sitting in white sections of restaurants and diners and
not move when they were told Montgomery Bus Boycott The Montgomery Bus Boycott was people refusing to ride busses
in reaction to Rosa Parks getting arrested for not giving up her seat
on the bus to a white person. This event eventually gave the
african-americans the right to sit wherever they want on the bus
and allowing the hiring for african-american bus drivers. Strategies March on Washington The March on Washington was a massive 1963 march in Washington D.C.
At the End of the marchMartin Luther King Jr. gave his famous "I Have
A Dream" Speech.
Freedom Summer The Freedom Summer was the summer of 1964 where the civil rights tried to register the African-American voters in the State of Mississippi. Organization KKK A group of white males trying to prevent african-americans from getting rights making examples through violence and fear. Black Panthers The Black Panthers was an african-american group formed in 1966 by Bobby Seale and Huey Newton that advocated black power and armed resistance to white opression. Events People NAACP Little Rock Nine Birmingham Campaign White Flight Brown vs. the Board of Education The NAACP was the oldest civil rights organization
in the United States. They wanted to fight segregation and discrimination, and to gain political and civil rights for
the African Americans. Nation of Islam The Nation of Islam was an American Islamic religious group that was formed in 1930 that advocated racial separation as a solution to white on black racism.
Malcolm X was well known for being a Nation of Islam
member for a big part of his life. These were nine african american students who were the first
to integrate all white Central High School in Little Rock,
Arkansas. President Eisenhower assigned a U.S soldier to each of
the students.
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