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The Civil Rights Movement Part I: 1954-1964
Problems <ul><li>lynching, violence </li></ul><ul><li>Jim Crow laws (segregation) </li></ul><ul><li>-Plessy vs. Fergusson,...
 
Major Turning Points <ul><ul><li>Desegregation of armed forces, 1948 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Brown vs. Board of Educati...
Montgomery Bus Boycott, 1956 <ul><li>NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People)- 1909 </li></ul><u...
Central High School, 1957 <ul><li>Little Rock, Arkansas </li></ul><ul><li>Governor (Orval Faubus) used National Guard to k...
 
SNCC <ul><li>Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee </li></ul><ul><li>Sit-ins  </li></ul>
Freedom Rides, 1961 <ul><li>Lead by CORE </li></ul><ul><li>Wanted to provoke violent reaction </li></ul><ul><li>Banned seg...
Birmingham, 1963 <ul><li>Children’s March </li></ul>
John F. Kennedy, 1963 <ul><li>civil rights is a “moral issue”   </li></ul>
Medgar Evers, 1963 <ul><li>NAACP field worker </li></ul><ul><li>Head of activities in Jackson, Mississippi </li></ul><ul><...
March on Washington, 1963 <ul><li>“ I Have a Dream” </li></ul>
 
Kennedy Assassination, 1963 <ul><li>Lyndon B. Johnson </li></ul>
16 th  St. Baptist Church <ul><li>Birmingham, Alabama </li></ul><ul><li>Sunday, September 15, 1963 </li></ul><ul><li>4 gir...
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    1. 1. The Civil Rights Movement Part I: 1954-1964
    2. 2. Problems <ul><li>lynching, violence </li></ul><ul><li>Jim Crow laws (segregation) </li></ul><ul><li>-Plessy vs. Fergusson, 1896 </li></ul><ul><li>voting rights/poll tax </li></ul><ul><li>poverty </li></ul><ul><li>racism/KKK </li></ul>
    3. 4. Major Turning Points <ul><ul><li>Desegregation of armed forces, 1948 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Brown vs. Board of Education , 1954 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>NAACP </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Thurgood Marshall </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Emmett Till, 1955 </li></ul></ul>
    4. 5. Montgomery Bus Boycott, 1956 <ul><li>NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People)- 1909 </li></ul><ul><li>Rosa Parks, 1955 </li></ul><ul><li>Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. </li></ul>
    5. 6. Central High School, 1957 <ul><li>Little Rock, Arkansas </li></ul><ul><li>Governor (Orval Faubus) used National Guard to keep students out </li></ul><ul><li>President Eisenhower called in army </li></ul>
    6. 8. SNCC <ul><li>Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee </li></ul><ul><li>Sit-ins </li></ul>
    7. 9. Freedom Rides, 1961 <ul><li>Lead by CORE </li></ul><ul><li>Wanted to provoke violent reaction </li></ul><ul><li>Banned segregation in interstate travel facilities </li></ul>
    8. 10. Birmingham, 1963 <ul><li>Children’s March </li></ul>
    9. 11. John F. Kennedy, 1963 <ul><li>civil rights is a “moral issue” </li></ul>
    10. 12. Medgar Evers, 1963 <ul><li>NAACP field worker </li></ul><ul><li>Head of activities in Jackson, Mississippi </li></ul><ul><li>Murdered in front of his house </li></ul>
    11. 13. March on Washington, 1963 <ul><li>“ I Have a Dream” </li></ul>
    12. 15. Kennedy Assassination, 1963 <ul><li>Lyndon B. Johnson </li></ul>
    13. 16. 16 th St. Baptist Church <ul><li>Birmingham, Alabama </li></ul><ul><li>Sunday, September 15, 1963 </li></ul><ul><li>4 girls killed </li></ul><ul><li>Contributed to the support for the Civil Rights Act of 1964 </li></ul>
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