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The civil rights movement 2

  1. 1. The Civil Rights Movement By: John Le
  2. 2. 1948 1955 1957 1960 1954
  3. 3. 1961 1963 1964 1965 1968
  4. 4. 1955 <ul><li>Emmett Till </li></ul><ul><li>Rosa Parks </li></ul>Home
  5. 5. 1957 <ul><li>Southern Christian Leadership Conference </li></ul><ul><li>Little Rock Nine </li></ul>Home
  6. 6. 1960 <ul><li>Greensboro Sit In </li></ul><ul><li>SNCC </li></ul>Home
  7. 7. 1961 <ul><li>Freedom Riders </li></ul>Home
  8. 8. 1963 <ul><li>Martin Luther King arrested </li></ul><ul><li>“I Have A Dream” </li></ul>Home
  9. 9. 1964 <ul><li>Civil Rights Act Of 1964 </li></ul>Home
  10. 10. 1965 <ul><li>Malcolm X </li></ul><ul><li>Act of 1965 </li></ul>Home
  11. 11. 1968 <ul><li>MLK rest in peace </li></ul><ul><li>Civil rights act of 1968 </li></ul>Home
  12. 12. Civil rights act of 1968 <ul><li>President Johnson signs the Civil Rights Act Of 1968, prohibiting discrimination in the sale, rental, and financing of housing. </li></ul>1968
  13. 13. 1948 <ul><li>Truman signs Executive Order 9981 </li></ul>Home
  14. 14. 1954 <ul><li>brown vs. board of education </li></ul>Home
  15. 15. Civil Rights Act Of 1964 <ul><li>Civil Rights Act prohibited discrimination of all kinds based on race, color, religion, or national origin. The law also provides the federal government with the powers to enforce desegregation. </li></ul>1964
  16. 16. Malcolm X <ul><li>Malcolm X is shot to death. It is believed the assailants are members of the Black Muslim faith, which Malcolm had recently abandoned in favor of orthodox Islam. </li></ul>1965
  17. 17. Act of 1965 <ul><li>Congress passes the Voting Rights Act of 1965, making it easier for Southern blacks to register to vote. Literacy tests, poll taxes, and other such requirements that were used to restrict black voting are made illegal. </li></ul>1965
  18. 18. MLK rest in peace <ul><li>Martin Luther King, at age 39, is shot as he stands on the balcony outside his hotel room. Escaped convict and committed racist James Earl Ray is convicted of the crime. </li></ul>1968
  19. 19. 1948 Executive order 9981 removed all segregation from the U.S. military
  20. 20. Emmett Till <ul><li>Fourteen year old Emmet Till was brutally beaten, shot and dumped in a river for supposedly whistling at a white woman. The murderers of Emmett Till got arrested but where let off by an all white jury. The two men later boasted that they had killed Till </li></ul>1955
  21. 21. Rosa Parks <ul><li>December 1 st 1955, Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat to a white passenger. For doing this she gets arrested which leads to the Montgomery Black Community boycotting busses for a year until the busses are finally desegregated on December 1 st 1956 </li></ul>1955
  22. 22. SCLC <ul><li>Martin Luther King, Charles K. Steele, and Fred L. Shuttlesworth create the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. This group becomes a major part of the civil rights movement </li></ul>1957 <ul><li> </li></ul>
  23. 23. Little Rock Nine <ul><li>Group of African Americans that pave the way for equal schools by being the few that dared to try and enter an originally all white high school even though there was massive opposition. </li></ul>1957
  24. 24. Greensboro sit in <ul><li>Four students from the North Carolina Agricultural and Technical College do a sit in where they sit at a segregated lunch counter. Even though they aren’t served they still persist, after six months they finally are served </li></ul>1960
  25. 25. SNCC <ul><li>The Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee created a place for young African American students to have to have their own place in the civil rights movement </li></ul>1960
  26. 26. Freedom Riders <ul><li>A group of people who got together to defy the Jim Crow laws that originally cut off many rights for African Americans. </li></ul>1961
  27. 27. Martin Luther King Arrested <ul><li>Martin Luther King was arrested and jailed during anti-segregation protests in Birmingham, Alabama </li></ul>1963
  28. 28. “ I Have A Dream” <ul><li>Over 200,000 people join the march on Washington. Congregating at the Lincoln Memorial, participants listen as Martin Luther King delivers possibly the most famous speech of all time. </li></ul>1963
  29. 29. Brown vs. Board Of education <ul><li>was a huge decision from the United states supreme court, which overturned earlier rulings of Plessy v. Ferguson , Which declared that state laws established separate public schools for black and white students denying black children equal educational opportunities. Handed down on May 17, 1954, the Court's unanimous decision stated that &quot;separate educational facilities are inherently unequal.&quot; As a result, Brown won </li></ul>
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