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Presentation 'The Civil Rights Movement'

  1. 1. THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT English GK 12 1
  2. 2. REVIEWCivil Rights Movement I. Segregation II. Brown v. Board of Education III. Rosa Parks IV. Bus Boycott V. Martin Luther King VI. Malcolm X VII. Result 2
  3. 3. I. SEGREGATION= separating of races in every aspect of daily lifeAfrican Americans separate schools transportation restaurants parks 3
  4. 4. II. BROWN V. BOARD OF EDUCATION Linda Brown wasn’t allowed to attend a white elementary school had to visit a black elementary school black schools were not treated fairly Oliver Brown fought for Lindas rights suit started by Oliver Brown & 13 other parents Supreme Court: segregation in public schools is unconstitutional 4
  5. 5. III. ROSA PARKS Born on February 4, 1913 in Tuskegee, Alabama † October 24, 2005 5
  6. 6. ROSA PARKS Father : James McCauley Mother: Leona McCauley Rural School in Pine Level Industrial School for Girls, a private institution Booker T. Washington High School 6
  7. 7. ROSA RAYMOND PARKS IN DECEMBER 1932 7
  8. 8. OCTOBER 24, 2005 8
  9. 9. IV. THE BUS BOYCOTT 9
  10. 10. III. BUS BOYCOTT IN MONTGOMERY, ALABAMA buses in Montgomery, Alabama used to be segregated Blacks had to sit in the back of the bus December 1, 1955: Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat to a white person 10
  11. 11. III. BUS BOYCOTT IN MONTGOMERY, ALABAMA MLK called a meeting at his church Martin and other black leaders organized a boycott blacks started to fight for their rights December 5, 1955: people refused to ride the bus Supreme Court: segregation on buses was unconstitutional turning point in the Civil Rights Movement 11
  12. 12. 12
  13. 13. III. BUS BOYCOTT IN MONTGOMERY, ALABAMA 13
  14. 14. V. MARTIN LUTHER KING 14
  15. 15. Martin was bornin this house inAtlanta, Georgia 15
  16. 16. DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING 1929-1968 *January 15, 1929; † April 4, 1968 Decision: becoming a minister school for blacks first experience with segregation Morehouse College, a black college Doctor of Philosophy at Boston University Prominent Leader: African-American Civil Rights Movement President: Montgomery Improvement Association non-violent protest boycotts & protests against segregation in the South 16
  17. 17. MARTIN HAS A FAMILY.. Martin married Coretta Scott in 1953 17
  18. 18. they had four children:Yolanda, Martin Luther III, Dexter Scott and Bernice Albertine 18
  19. 19. they moved to Montgomery, Alabama 19
  20. 20. Martin became the pastor of Dexter Avenue Church 20
  21. 21. MARTIN LUTHER KINGMartin and his family frequently travelled together fighting for equality among all Americans 21
  22. 22. MARCH ON WASHINGTON King spoke to 250,000 civil rights supporters during the “March on Washington” August 28, 1963 famous “I have a dream” speech 22
  23. 23. NOBEL PEACE PRIZE December 10, 1965 23
  24. 24.  April 4, 1968: assassinated by James Earl Ray Freedom Hall Complex President Ronald Reagan: January 20th, a national holiday end of the civil rights movement 24
  25. 25. VI. MALCOLM X *May 19, 1925 † February 21, 1965 in Omaha, Nebraska 25
  26. 26. MALCOLM X 7th of 8 children Mother: Louise Norton Little, a homemaker Father: Earl Little, Baptist minister and supporter of Black Nationalist leader - treated by the „ Ku-Klux-Klan“ Parents: members of Garvey’s Universal Negro Improvement Association 26
  27. 27. MALCOLM X - GROWING UP was called nigger Graduation: junior high at the top of his class Teacher: dream of becoming a lawyer was "no realistic goal for a nigger" lost interest in school &dropped out committed petty crimes: various narcotics, prostitution & gambling rings 27
  28. 28. MALCOLM X arrested for robbery & spent ten years in jail joined the Nation of Islam against segregation laws fought for independence for African-Americans studied the teachings of Elijah Muhammad believed in human rights for all Civil Rights Leader 28
  29. 29. MALCOLM X married Betty Jean Sanders in 1958 4 children travelled to Mekka changed his name in El-Haji Malik El-Shabazz 29
  30. 30. on February 21, 1965 he died from being shot 15 times by a Black Muslim 30
  31. 31. MARTIN LUTHER KING MALCOLM X 31
  32. 32. VII. RESULTS politics and education black politicians economic security voting right 32
  33. 33. SOURCEShttp://www.rosaparksfacts.com/rosa-parks-timeline.phphttp://www.watson.org/~lisa/blackhistory/civilrights-55-65/index.htmlhttp://edition.cnn.com/EVENTS/1997/mlk/links.htmlhttp://www.history.com/topics/civil-rights-movementhttp://www.besthistorysites.net/index.php/american-history/1900/civil-rightshttp://www.infoplease.com/spot/civilrightstimeline1.htmlhttp://afroamhistory.about.com/od/timelines/a/50sCVTimeline.htmhttp://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/peace/laureates/1964/king-bio.htmlhttp://www.martinlutherking.org/http://seattletimes.com/special/mlk/http://www.whoswho.de/templ/te_bio.php?PID=422&RID=1http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures/king_martin_luther.shtmlhttp://www.malcolmx.com/about/bio.htmlhttp://www.malcolmx.com/about/achievements.htmlhttp://www.whoswho.de/templ/te_bio.php?PID=1428&RID=1http://www.notablebiographies.com/Lo-Ma/Malcolm-X.htmlhttp://www.freeinfosociety.com/article.php?id=57http://historyday13.tripod.com/id4.htmlhttp://www.adl.org/education/rosa_parks/bio.pdfhttp://www.biographyshelf.com/rosa_parks_biography.htmlhttp://www.history-timelines.org.uk/people-timelines/29-rosa-parks-timeline.htmhttp://www.judiciary.senate.gov/about/history/CivilRightsAct.cfmhttp://www.ourdocuments.gov/doc.php?flash=true&doc=97 33
  34. 34. Thank you foryour attention… 34

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