The civil rights movement

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The civil rights movement

  1. 1. By: Adrianne, Randy, & Joey
  2. 2. Segregation during the civil war was mainly focused on the separation ofWhite Americans & the African Americans. However segregation was anineffective way to solve racial differences, it caused people to revolt andviolence to increase.
  3. 3. President Lydon B. Johnson signed the Civil Rights act of 1964. The law was toend discrimination based on race, color, religion, or national origin.The Million Man March was to promote African American unity and values.African Americans wanted to improve their conditions.
  4. 4. Rosa Parks: Rosa is important to the civil rights movement because shewas being told to give up her seat to a white man on a bus, but she did notso therefore was arrested. She stood up against the white people for herseat.MLK: MLK was the leader of the civil rights movement and thrived to earna better future for blacks and equal treatment for all races.Malcolm X:Malcolm X was against violence against blacks like any otherperson, he tried to inspire the people to come together and help fightagainst racial problems.
  5. 5. • http://library.uncg.edu/dp/crg/• http://www.sitins.com/index.shtml• http://www.atlantastudentmovement.org/

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