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    • A Civil Rights Movement Timeline, 1954-1969 Created by the 5 th -grade Library Class at Webster Christian School
    • 1954 1955 1968 1965 1964 1963 1956 1961 1957 Rosa Parks arrested School segregation illegal Montgomery Bus Boycott begins Little Rock 9 Greensboro Sit-in SNCC founded 1960 MLK’s house bombed Bus boycott ends Freedom rides begin The Children’s Crusade “ I Have a Dream” speech King Awarded Nobel Malcolm X assassinated Police attack demonstrators in Selma MLK shot Civil Rights Act passed Voting Rights Act Birmingham church bombing 
    • School Segregation Illegal, 1954
      • The Supreme Court made school segregation illegal, 1954.
      • This act is called Brown v. The Board of Education
      • By: Loren.
      Photo credit: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:School_segregation_protest.jpg By Ske at fr.wikipedia (Transferred from fr.wikipedia) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons from Wikimedia Commons
    • Rosa Parks Arrested, 1955
      • Rosa Parks is arrested in Montgomery, Alabama for not giving up her seat on the bus.
      • The back was for blacks and the front was for whites.
      • By: Sydney
      Photo credit: This work is in the public domain in the U.S.: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/2/22/Rosaparks_policereport.jpg/474px-Rosaparks_policereport.jpg
    • Montgomery Bus Boycott begins, 1955
      • It began because teenager Claudette Colvin and Rosa Parks refused to give their seats to a white person.
      • They felt that just because their skin color is black doesn’t mean they had to move.
      • By: Lauren.
      http:// commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Rosa_parks_bus.jpg By Rmhermen at en.wikipedia (photo by rmhermen) [GFDL (<A class=&quot;external free&quot; href= http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html rel=nofollow>http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html</A>) or CC-BY-SA-3.0 ( www.creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/ )], via Wikimedia Commons from Wikimedia Commons
    • Little Rock Nine, 1957
      • Nine teenagers were chosen to go to an all-white high school.
      • Police tried to stop them but the President sent the Army to protect them.
      • By: Breana
      Photo credit: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:101st_Airborne_at_Little_Rock_Central_High.jpg By US Army (US Army) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons from Wikimedia Commons
    • Greensboro Sit-in, 1960
      • Four kids sat at a white only restaurant.
      • They wanted food. They wouldn’t serve them.
      • By: Nathan.
      Photo credit: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Greensboro_sit-in_counter.jpg By Mark Pellegrini (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-2.5 ( www.creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 )], via Wikimedia Commons from Wikimedia Commons
    • Freedom Rides Begin, 1961
      • White and African American civil rights people set out from Washington, D.C.
      • They traveled on buses to the South to test a U.S. Supreme Court decision that said interstate bus stations had to be integrated.
      • By: Laura
      Photo credit: http:// commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Lewiszwerg.jpg By author (photo of a museum exhibit) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons from Wikimedia Commons
    • The Children’s Crusade, 1963
      • The Children’s Crusade is when children participated and help get their freedom.
      • Some children would let themselves be arrested to show they were brave.
      • By: Emily
      Photo credit: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/ File:Abernathy_Children_on_front_line_leading_the_SELMA_TO_MONTGOMERY_MARCH_for_the_RIGHT_TO_VOTE.JPG By Abernathy Family (Abernathy Family Photos) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons from Wikimedia Commons
    • “I Have A Dream” Speech, 1963
      • Dr. King gave this speech at the March on Washington.
      • 250,000 black and white people attended the speech.
      • By: Erik.
      Photo credit: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Martin_Luther_King_-_March_on_Washington.jpg By Unknown? [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons from Wikimedia Commons
    • Birmingham Church Bombing, 1963
      • On Sunday, Sept. 15, 1963, a bomb blew up the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama.
      • 4 African American girls who were in the church died.
      • By: Daniel
      Photo credit: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:04298v_cropped.JPG By O'Halloran, Thomas J., photographer [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons from Wikimedia Commons
    • King Awarded Nobel Peace Prize, 1964
      • When Martin won the Nobel Peace Prize, he shouted for joy.
      • His whole family went to Norway to get the prize.
      • By: Alexandra.
      Photo credit: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Martin_Luther_King_Jr_NYWTS_5.jpg By Herman Hiller / New York World-Telegram & Sun [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons from Wikimedia Commons
    • Malcolm X is Assassinated, 1965
      • On February 21, 1965, Malcolm X was assassinated in New York City.
      • By: Daniel G.
      Photo credit: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:MLK_and_Malcolm_X_USNWR_cropped-2.jpg By Marion S. Trikosko, U.S. News & World Report Magazine [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons from Wikimedia Commons
    • Police Attack Demonstrators in Selma, 1965
      • March 7 became known as “Bloody Sunday” in Selma, Alabama.
      • Over 50 people were killed or injured in this act.
      • By: Lilly.
      Photo credit: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Bloody_Sunday-officers_await_demonstrators.jpeg By Kevin Saff at en.wikipedia [Public domain or Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons from Wikimedia Commons
    • Voting Rights Act, 1965
      • President Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
      • This act said that all citizens had the right to vote.
      • By: Mrs. Satta
      Photo credit: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:LyndonJohnson_signs_Voting_Rights_Act_of_1965.jpg By Yoichi R. Okamoto [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons from Wikimedia Commons
    • MLK Shot, 1968
      • Martin Luther King, Jr., was shot to death on the balcony of his hotel.
      • He was buried in Atlanta, Georgia.
      • By: LeeAnn
      Photo credit: ttp://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Martin-Luther-King-1964-leaning-on-a-lectern.jpg By Trikosko, Marion S. [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons from Wikimedia Commons
    • Civil Rights Act Passed, 1968
      • President Johnson signed the Second Civil Rights Act.
      • It is also known as the Fair Housing Act.
      • By: Andrew
        Photo credit: http:// commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Lbjsigningbill.jpg By Warren K. Leffler, U.S. News & World Report [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons from Wikimedia Commons
    • 1954 1955 1968 1965 1964 1963 1956 1961 1957 Rosa Parks arrested School segregation illegal Montgomery Bus Boycott begins Little Rock 9 Greensboro Sit-in SNCC founded 1960 MLK’s house bombed Bus boycott ends Freedom rides begin The Children’s Crusade “ I Have a Dream” speech King Awarded Nobel Malcolm X assassinated Police attack demonstrators in Selma MLK shot Civil Rights Act passed Voting Rights Act Birmingham church bombing 
    • Thanks for viewing our presentation! Created January 2010 Webster Christian School Webster, NY