Lynching of Emmitt Till(1955)• Mississippi• Till was vacationing, he  was from Chicago• Whistled at a white  woman• 3 days...
Little Rock 9 (1957)• 9 Black students want to  attend Little Rock High in  Arkansas.• Governor Orval Faubus  • Orders Nat...
Civil Rights Act of 1957• This is the first Civil  Rights bill since  Reconstruction.• It became a federal  crime to preve...
Civil Rights Act of 1960                • Allowed the Federal Govt.                  to inspect polling places            ...
Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC)• 1960-Greensboro, NC• 4 black college  students from NC A&T  wanted lunc...
Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC)• 1960-Greensboro, NC• 4 black college  students from NC A&T  wanted lunc...
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Ike Day 8

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Ike Day 8

  1. 1. Lynching of Emmitt Till(1955)• Mississippi• Till was vacationing, he was from Chicago• Whistled at a white woman• 3 days later, kidnapped, beaten, shot, thrown in the river.• 4 men arrested, all found innocent by an all white jury
  2. 2. Little Rock 9 (1957)• 9 Black students want to attend Little Rock High in Arkansas.• Governor Orval Faubus • Orders National Guard to prevent the students from entering.• Ike sends in US army (101st Airborne) to escort and protect the students• 1958-School was canceled all year• 1959-School was integrated!!
  3. 3. Civil Rights Act of 1957• This is the first Civil Rights bill since Reconstruction.• It became a federal crime to prevent someone from voting.• Not very successful!!• Thurmond’s Filibuster!
  4. 4. Civil Rights Act of 1960 • Allowed the Federal Govt. to inspect polling places • Became a crime to anyone obstructing the federal registration process • Longest filibuster in US history • 125 hours & 31 minutes
  5. 5. Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC)• 1960-Greensboro, NC• 4 black college students from NC A&T wanted lunch @ Woolworth’s• They were denied so they just sat there. • Day 2-27 people just sat • Day 3-300 people sat • Day 4-1000 people sat
  6. 6. Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC)• 1960-Greensboro, NC• 4 black college students from NC A&T wanted lunch @ Woolworth’s• They were denied so they just sat there. • Day 2-27 people just sat • Day 3-300 people sat • Day 4-1000 people sat
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