Segregation

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Discipline:
Social Studies
Subject:
African-American History

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Segregation

Segregation

Seperate is not equal. After the Civil War, many enslaved African-Americans hoped to be treated "normal" or fit into society, but things turnd out for the worse, or did they?

Events

1836

Emancipation Proclamation

'Seperate but Equal' The supreme Court approved laws regarding segregation. These laws seperated public places and arrested any person that disobeyed them; african americans felt disatisfied with their lives.

African-American Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat to a white man in front of the bus, and was arrested (as required under city law) sparks a citywide bus boycott.

The Civil Rights Act of 1964 passes Congress, disallowing discrimination in a number of things: Title1: forbids discrimination in voting; Title2: public accommodations; Title3I: Public Facilities; Just many of the laws that the Civil Rights Act enforced, signed by President Lyndon B Johnson.

A civl rights activist, Martin Luther King Jr, gave his famous 'I Have A Dream' speech , he is also known for his non-violent protest and also associated with the Montgomery Buss Boycott regarding the segragartion issue.

Abraham Lincoln 'Emancipation Proclmation', took affect, claiming african-americans thier freedom from slavery

1896

Plessy vs. Ferguson

1955

Bus Boycott

1963

1948

"I Have A Dream"

Civil Rights Act


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