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Civil rights pp

  1. 1. The American Civil Rights Movement
  2. 2. When Does Civil Rights Begin?
  3. 3. <ul><li>1st Wave Begins in 1945 </li></ul><ul><li>Black Soldiers Return Home From WWII </li></ul>
  4. 4. WHAT Does President Truman Do?
  5. 5. In Short….. <ul><li>Zer0 </li></ul>
  6. 6. No New Legislation Is Passed Under Truman
  7. 7. The Eisenhower Years
  8. 8. Signs Civil Rights Act of 1957 Signs Civil Rights Act of 1959
  9. 9. The Movement Picks Up Steam By Late 1950’s
  10. 10. Major Figures Arise
  11. 11. 1955: Rosa Parks Refuses to Sit in the Back of the Bus
  12. 12. Montgomery Bus Boycott Ensues
  13. 13. Enter Martin Luther King Jr.
  14. 14. Who Was Martin Luther King?
  15. 15. <ul><li>Pastor </li></ul><ul><li>Activist </li></ul><ul><li>Leader </li></ul><ul><li>Hero </li></ul><ul><li>Preaches Non-Violent Protest </li></ul>
  16. 16. Malcolm X Represents Other Side of the Movement
  17. 17. <ul><li>The Nation of Islam backs X </li></ul><ul><li>“ By Any Means Necessary” </li></ul><ul><li>Black Power Movement finds its Roots </li></ul>
  18. 18. New Organizations Form SCLC SNCC CORE NAACP
  19. 19. A Mass Movement
  20. 20. 1960: Lunch Counter Sit-ins Begin in Greensboro, NC
  21. 21. May, 1961 : CORE Starts Freedom Rides through the South
  22. 22. Birmingham 1963 Church Bombing Police Brutality Under “Bull” Connor King Imprisoned, writes “Letter From Birmingham City Jail”
  23. 23. Violence is Broadcast into American Living Rooms for 1 st Time
  24. 24. President Kennedy Forced to Act
  25. 25. <ul><li>President Kennedy Orders King Released </li></ul><ul><li>Campaigns for Civil Rights </li></ul>
  26. 26. August, 1963: “I Have a Dream”
  27. 27. JFK Assassinated <ul><li>Civil Rights Legislation on the Table when Kennedy is killed </li></ul>
  28. 28. HOW Will President Johnson Handle Civil Rights??
  29. 29. <ul><li>Passes Civil Rights Act of 1964 </li></ul><ul><li>Passes Voting Rights Act of 1965 </li></ul>
  30. 30. Violence Still Increasing
  31. 31. Ku Klux Klan Murders 3 Workers During Freedom Summer Bloody Sunday: Selma, Alabama
  32. 32. February 21, 1965: Malcolm X Assassinated
  33. 33. Throughout the Violence, Progress is Made
  34. 34. New Challenges Arise <ul><li>School Integration </li></ul><ul><li>Resurrection of the KKK </li></ul><ul><li>Black Extremists </li></ul>
  35. 35. Black Panther Party is Formed in 1966 <ul><li>Huey P. Long </li></ul><ul><li>Bobby Seale </li></ul><ul><li>Armed Urban Youth </li></ul>
  36. 36. 1968 Olympics
  37. 37. In The Summer of 1967 Race Riots Break Out in Detroit and Newark
  38. 38. As the 1960’s Die Down so Does Civil Rights <ul><li>Vietnam Becomes the Focus of Liberal America </li></ul>
  39. 39. The Counter Culture Movement is also Taking Headlines
  40. 40. April 4, 1968: MLK Assassinated
  41. 41. Did Civil Rights as a Movement Die With King?
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