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Civil Right's Movement

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1808
The importation of slaves is banned in the U.S., though illegal slave trade continues
1820
The Missouri Compromise is passed to maintain a balance of 12 slave and 12 free states
1857
1868 The 14th Amendment, which requires equal protection under the law to all persons, is ratified.

1870 The 15th Amendment, which bans racial discrimination in voting, is ratified.

1896 The Supreme Court approves the "separate but equal" segregation doctrine.

1909 The National Negro Committee convenes. This leads to the founding of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).

1925 In its first national demonstration the Ku Klux Klan marches on Washington, D.C.

1948 President Truman issues an executive order outlawing segregation in the U.S. military.

1954 The Supreme Court declares school segregation unconstitutional in its ruling on Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas.

1955

Rosa Parks is jailed for refusing to move to the back of a Montgomery, Alabama, bus. A boycott follows, and the bus segregation ordinance is declared unconstitutional.The Federal Interstate Commerce Commission bans segregation on interstate trains and buses.

1957 Arkansas Gov. Orval Faubus uses the National Guard to block nine black students from attending Little Rock High School. Following a court order, President Eisenhower sends in federal troops to allow the black students to enter the school.

1960 Four black college students begin sit-ins at the lunch counter of a Greensboro, North Carolina, restaurant where black patrons are not served
The Supreme Court rules
that slaves do not become free
when taken into a free state,
Congress cannot bar slavery from
a territory and that blacks
cannot become citizens.
Dred Scot Case
1861
1863
1865
Civil
War
Ends
13th Amendment
Slavery is Abolished
1868
14th Amendment
Civil War Begins
Provides for equal protection
under the law to ALL persons
1870
15th Amendment
Bans racial
discrimination
in voting
1896
Plessy verses Ferguson
Separate but Equal
1954
Brown
Verses
Board of Education
Topeka, Kansas
1955
Rosa
Parks
Civil Rights Timeline
Jim Crow laws, rules and customs arise effectively denying African Americans of their rights
Segregation in schools
is deemed unconstitutional
1957
Little Rock Nine
The National Guard, under the order of Arkansas Governor Orval Faubus attempts to block nine black students from attending Little Rock High School.

In response, President Eisenhower sends in federal troops to allow the black students to enter the school.
1960
Four black college students
begin the sit-in movement
at a segregated Woolworth's
lunch counter in Greensboro, NC
The Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee
(SNCC)is formed in Raleigh, NC
The Southern Christian
Leadership Conference
(SCLC)is formed with
Martin Luther King Jr.
as its first president.
1961
Freedom Rides
1963
Children's Marches in Birmingham, AL
Emmett Till
March on Washington
I Have a Dream...
Bombing at Sixteenth Street Baptist Church
Eyes on the Prize - 1961 to 1963
1942
Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) is founded
1964
24th Amendment
Abolished the Poll Tax
Freedom Summer
A network of Civil Rights organizations (including SNCC and Core) called The Council of Federated Organizations or CoFo, launched a massive effort to register black voters in Mississippi.
Civil Rights Act
of 1964
All discrimination based on race, color, religion or national origin is prohibited. It also gave the Federal government the authority to enforce desegregation.
Bloody Sunday
1965
Voting Rights
Act of 1965
Banned discriminatory voting practices
such as literacy tests, put in place to
enforce the 15th Amendment
1966
Formation of the
Black Panther Party

Eyes on the Prize
1964-1966

Age 14
Age 11
Age 14
Age 14
Fort Sumter
Fort Moultrie
The Battery
View of Fort Sumter
from The Battery
Fort Sumpter
The Gettysburg Campaign
Appomattox House
The Slave Trade
in the Southern US
1500's
The beginning of the
African slave trade in the new world
1956
Southern
Manifesto
1909
The National Association for the
Advancement of Colored People
(NAACP) is formed.
1948
Truman begins to desegregate the military
1947
Jackie Robinson breaks
the color barrier in Major League Baseball
1968 Memphis, TN
King is Assassinated
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