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Introduction to the Civil RIghts Movement RS

Civil Rights Movement 1950-1960

Rhea Scott

on 10 June 2011

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Transcript of Introduction to the Civil RIghts Movement RS

African American Civil Rights Movemenet Jim Crow Laws What comes to mind when you hear the phrase "African American Civil Rights Movment"? Legislative, Heroic, Militant Bus Station, Durham, North Carolina, 1940
Photograph by Jack Delano
Photograph courtesy of Library of Congress, LC-USF33-20522-M2 We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness. Non Violent Direct Action Ronald Martin, Robert Patterson, and Mark Martin stage a sit-down strike after being refused service at an F.W. Woolworth luncheon counter, Greensboro, North Carolina, 1960. 1956 Martin Luther King, Jr., attends Durham Business and Professional Chain Trade Week, speaks at Hillside High School Important terms Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Student Non Violent Coordinating Committee
Congress On Racial Equality
Sit ins
De facto/ De jure Segregation
14th Amendment School Integration Violence The Tripartite System of Racial Domination
socially http://www.ferris.edu/jimcrow/what.htm
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