Loading presentation...

Present Remotely

Send the link below via email or IM


Present to your audience

Start remote presentation

  • Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
  • People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
  • This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
  • A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
  • Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article

Do you really want to delete this prezi?

Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.


To Kill a Mockingbird/The Civil Rights Movement

A timeline of the publication of To Kill a Mockingbird and the Civil Rights Movement

Kristal Standridge

on 13 September 2011

Comments (0)

Please log in to add your comment.

Report abuse

Transcript of To Kill a Mockingbird/The Civil Rights Movement

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee The Civil Rights Movement 1954- United States Supreme Court rules in Brown v Board of Education of Topeka, KS, that racial segregation in the public schools is INHERENTLY unequal and, therefore, illegal 1955- Rosa Parks is arrested for
refusing to give up her seat on a Montgomery
city bus
-Boycott of Montgomery County city buses officially begins
-Emmett Till, a young African Americanman, is murdered while visiting the South 1956-Autherine Lucy receives a letter granting permission to enroll for classes at the U. of Alabama
-Home of Martin Luther King, Jr. is bombed in Montgomery. King is a leader in the boycott and designated spokesperson
-Motions are filed in U.S. District Court calling for an end to bus segregation
-Violence erupts on the campus of the U. of Alabama campus; the university's Board of Trustees bars her from campus.
-Warrants are issued for arrest of 115 leaders of the Montgomery bus boycott.
-Autherine Lucy ordered by the courts to be re-admitted to U. of Alabama, only to be expelled by the Board of Trustees
-U.S. Supreme Court decides in favor of Montgomery bus boycotters, by ruling segregation is illegal
-African Americans first board buses in Montgomery, according to a first-come, first-served basis 1957-Federal troops sent to
Little Rock, Arkansas, to enforce
court-ordered desegregation of schools 1960-Publication of
To Kill A Mockingbird in the Fall.
-In Greensboro, N.C., attempt to integrate lunch counters is thwarted. 1961-Charlayne Hunter enters the U. of Georgia
through lines of jeering white protestors.
-Freedom Riders begin arriving in the deep South to test desegregation. Violence necessitates the deployment of federal troops
-Violence erupts at U. of Mississippi over intergration. 1962-To Kill A Mockingbird is released; the screen adaptation receives 5 Academy Award nominations 1963-Dogs and power hoses are directed at peaceful demonstrators in Birmingham, Alabama; America watched on TV news.
-3 Civil Rights workers are found murdered in Mississippi.
-Massive Civil Rights March is held in
Washington D.C. 1964-The Civil Rights Act is passed! 1965-March for Voting Rights is held in Selma, Alabama. 1964-The Civil Rights
Act is passed! 1954-United States Supreme Court rules in Brown v Board of Education of Topeka, KS, that racial segregation was inherently unequal in schools and, therefore, illegal
Full transcript