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Copy of Civil Rights Era

by Mike Armijo 4th hr
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mike galaxei

on 18 April 2010

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Transcript of Copy of Civil Rights Era

Strategies People Events Organizations This was Martin Luther King Jr, he grew up to be the most famous African civil right leader know because of his strategies, he fought discrimination through peace Opposite of MLK, Malcolm X didn't like how Blacks were treated so he started a party called the black panther party were they would protect the black community from racial violance with violance, not peace Thurgood Marshall was the first African American to serve in the supreme court, he was a jurrist and later became a judje. Rosa Parks was a respected african american who one day had enough of white men taking advantage of better rights so refused to give her seat to a white man when she was told, because of it she was arrested and this brought and uproar in the black society leading to the Montgomery bus boycott. The Black Panther Party was made for self defense for African Americans, it was more active durring the 60s and 70s and is considered one of the most important events in U.S. history The Ku Klux Klan, abreviated KKK was a group of White Americans who were for terrorising African Americans and other races through fear and violance throughout the years they have become less active and are now declared a terrorist group The NAACP is one of the largest, oldest, and well known organizations based on having Equal Civil Rights SNCC was a group of black college students who were denied service, because of this they began to do sit-ins. Later hundreds of people began to do this and left a big impact on society FREEDOM RIDES Freedom rides were groups both black and white who road on buses to challenge southern laws that enforced segregaton March on Washingon March on Washington was a historic event that took place in Washington D.C. this was a politcal rally and was where Martin Luther King Jr. deleivered his historic "I have a Dream" speach. It was organized by a group of civil rights, labor, and religious organizations Sit-Ins Sit-ins were nonviolant strategies used by protestors, in this case african americans. They would go to restaurants and sit until, they were arrested for no reason. what this would do was get the public to open their eyes and see how things should be. Montgomery Bus Boycott the montgomery bus boycott was a protest against the cities racial segregation, the people were tired of having to go to the back of the bus to let white men have their spot, so the african american popilation decided to walk or ride in others cars to work, after a year, the laws were changed White Flight Little Rock 9 Birmingham campaign Civil rights act of 1964 The little rock 9 were 9 students attending a school in the south but were prevented from doing so by the governer of Arkansas and that was when president Eisenhower interveened getting federal troops to help the students, This was an act that was against discrimination on the sale, rental, and financing of housing based on race, religion, national origins. It was a campaign to show how unequal the blacks were to whites in Birmingham, Alabama. They used Strategies such as boycotting White flight was when the White people of an area moved avoiding being outnumbered by other races
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