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Civilrightsmovement2

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Civilrightsmovement2

  1. 1. The Movement of Civil Rights <ul><li>Definition of Terms </li></ul><ul><li>Civil War Amendments </li></ul><ul><li>Civil rights leaders </li></ul><ul><li>Supreme Court Rulings </li></ul><ul><li>Segregation, Fighting </li></ul><ul><li>for their rights </li></ul>
  2. 2. <ul><li>Integration is to come together as a whole; to combine </li></ul><ul><li>Segregation is to separate or set apart from others or from the main body or group; to isolate </li></ul>
  3. 3. Segregation <ul><li>Segregation was a major problem in the south during this time. </li></ul><ul><li>Schools, public transportation, and facilities were also segregated. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Amendment 13 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude shall exist within the U.S. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Amendment 14 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Guaranteed the rights of citizenship and equal protection of the laws applying to all Americans </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Amendment 15 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ The right of citizens of the U.S. to vote shall not be denied by any state on account of race, color or previous condition of servitude.” </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Supreme Court Rulings <ul><li>Plessy vs. Ferguson (1896) </li></ul><ul><li>Equal but Separate, before Brown vs. Board of Education </li></ul><ul><li>Brown vs. Board of Education (1954) </li></ul>
  6. 6. Plessy vs. Ferguson <ul><li>Held in the Supreme Court in 1896 </li></ul><ul><li>Justice Henry Billings Brown wrote the majority opinion stating that “separate but equal” laws did not imply the inferiority of one race to another. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Brown vs. Board of Education <ul><li>Topeka, Kansas in 1954 </li></ul><ul><li>Chief Justice Earl Warren broke a record when he utterly overruled the “separate but equal” policy </li></ul><ul><li>Allowed for integration in public schools and facilities in the south </li></ul>
  8. 8. Civil rights leaders <ul><li>Some Civil Rights Leaders includes: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ella Baker </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Frederick Douglass </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>James Meredith </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Kenneth B. Clark </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Ella Baker <ul><li>Civil rights activist born in 1903, in Northfolk Virginia </li></ul><ul><li>Founder of the Young Negroes Cooperative League </li></ul><ul><li>She was a part in many organizations including the NCAAP </li></ul>
  10. 10. James Meredith <ul><li>Was a civil rights activist was well known for leading the March Against Fear in 1966, a protest against voter registration intimidation </li></ul><ul><li>From 1989 to 1991 he became an adviser to southern conservative Senator Jesse Helms </li></ul><ul><li>James Meredith is the first black student to enroll in the University of Mississippi </li></ul>
  11. 11. Kenneth B. Clark <ul><li>Kenneth Bancroft Clark, born in 1914 and died in 2005, taught psychology at Howard from 1937-38, and Hampton Institute from 1940-41. </li></ul><ul><li>He was also a member of the New York State Board of Regents (1966-86) </li></ul><ul><li>Kenneth was a author and wrote of a 1950 report on racial discrimination that was cited in the 1954 U.S. Supreme Court decision Brown vs. Board of Education of Topeka, Kans. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Segregation, Fighting for their rights <ul><li>Rosa Parks doesn't give up her </li></ul><ul><li>seat on the bus in Montgomery </li></ul><ul><li>President Johnson signs the Civil Rights Act of 1964 </li></ul>
  13. 13. Works Cited   &quot;Ella Baker.&quot; Infoplease. © 2000–2007 Pearson Education, publishing as Infoplease. 25 Apr. 2011 <http://www.infoplease.com>.   Gardner, John. &quot;The Civil Rights Movement.&quot; PBS. PBS, n.d. Web. 15 Apr 2011. <http://www.pbs.org>.   &quot;Kans. Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka.&quot; The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia. © 1994, 2000-2006, on Infoplease. © 2000–2007 Pearson Education, publishing as Infoplease. 15 Apr. 2011 <http://www.infoplease.com>.   &quot;Kenneth Bancroft Clark.&quot; The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia. © 1994, 2000-2006, on Infoplease. © 2000–2007 Pearson Education, publishing as Infoplease. 27 Apr. 2011 <http://www.infoplease.com>.   Meredith, James.&quot; Infoplease. © 2000–2007 Pearson Education, publishing as Infoplease. 28 Apr. 2011 <http://www.infoplease.com>.   &quot;Plessy v. Ferguson.&quot; The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia. © 1994, 2000-2006, on Infoplease. © 2000–2007 Pearson Education, publishing as Infoplease. 15 Apr. 2011 <http://www.infoplease.com>.    1791-1991 The Bill of Rights and Beyond. Washington, D.C.: The Library of Congress, 1991. 57-62. Print

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