01 civil rights in the us

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01 civil rights in the us

  1. 1. Civil Rights in the U.S.<br />
  2. 2. Events of the Civil Rights Movement<br />Little Rock 9 (1957)<br />Rosa Parks and Montgomery Bus Boycott (1955-56)<br />Non-Violence<br />Sit-Ins – Woolworth’s (1960)<br />Freedom Rides (May 1961)<br />
  3. 3. Little Rock 9 1954<br />
  4. 4. Rosa Parks and Bus Boycott (1955-56)<br />
  5. 5. Non-Violence<br />Primary tactics used by Civil Rights activists<br />Based on Mohandis Gandhi – India – died 1948<br />African Americans traveled to study Gandhi’s ideas<br />Workshops in the U.S.<br />
  6. 6. Sit-Ins - Woolworth’s 1960<br />
  7. 7. Freedom Rides - 1961<br />
  8. 8. Protesting the bus stops <br />created to serve interstate travelers <br />
  9. 9. Martin Luther King Jr.<br />

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