Civil Rights Timeline

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by fastball1
Last updated 5 years ago

Discipline:
Social Studies
Subject:
African-American History
Grade:
11

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Civil Rights Timeline

1961

1964

In 1957 9 Black students had to have 1000 federal troops to accompany them to school in Little Rock. In the same year the 1st civil rights act in almost 100 years was passed. However it did very little to end the discrimination facing Black Americans.

1960

But we still can't vote!

The 1965 Selma March led to an end in Black people being unable to register to vote.

1957

1960 Greensboro 4 Sit-in sparks of peaceful demonstrations across the south. 70,000 take part and in these places eating counters are desegregated.

1963 saw the Birmingham March and the Washington March. 4 girls died in the 16th Street Bombing after the Washington March.

1963

1961 Core Organises Freedom Rides

Civil Rights Timeline 1954-1965

1956

1954

The 1964 civil rights act banned segregation in public places in southern states.

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The Supreme Court orders schools to be desegregated after the Topeka School Board versus Brown case. Separate but Equal is wrong!


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  • fastball1 5 years ago

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    National 5 History Revision