Civil rights laura lee & joris corrected

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Civil rights laura lee & joris corrected

  1. 1. The Situation• Segregation• Separate but equal• Voting rights
  2. 2. Ku Klux Klan• Foundation 24.12.1865• Repression of black people• Brutal action against blacks• Civil rights movement caught on
  3. 3. Rosa Parks• Born on 4th Febuary 1913• 1st December 1955• Montgomery Bus Boycott• Died on 24th October 2005
  4. 4. Martin Luther King jr. *15.1.1929 † 4.4.1968• Born on15th January 1929• Theologian, civil rights activist• Civil disobendience (ziviles Ungehorsam)• Shot on 4th April 1968
  5. 5. Malcom X• Born on 19th May 1925• Against Martin Luther King• Rowdier counteraction• Died on 21st February 1956
  6. 6. March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom• Political demonstration on 28th August• More than 250,000 protesters• “I have a Dream“
  7. 7. Bloody Sunday in Selma• First march• 7th 1965 March• 600 peaceful demonstrators• police
  8. 8. Black Panther Party• Black Panther Party for Self-Defense• Founded in 1966• armed counteraction• Till 1979

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