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The Civil Rights Movement In The USA

14. Internet Resourses

Table of contents

13. Timelines

12. Barak Obama Quote

11. Malcolm X Quote

10. Six-day riot

9. Martin Luther King Jr. Quote

8. President John F. Kennedy Quote

7. 1957 A Moment that brought everyone to tears

6. Monotgomery Bus Boycott

5. Brown v. the Board of Education

4 Jesse Owens

3. National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

2. The Jim Crow Laws

1. Introduction

What was the Civil Rights Movement ?

* An old newspaper from The New-York Times, about the Abolition of Slavery

* 13th Amendment abolishing slavery is certified by the Secretary of State

The end of the American Civil War in 1865 meant the end of slavery, but african Americans were in for a long struggle before they were finally awarded equal rights.


- Jim Crow laws were a collection of state and local statutes that legalized racial segregation. - Named after a Black minstrel show character- existed for about 100 years- meant to marginalize African Americans

Jim Crow Laws

- Created by Prominent White and Black companions in 1909 - the goal was to increase racial equality - worked for the abolition of segregation and discrimination

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

- Also known as the KKK- hate organization- White surpremisit group

Ku Klux Klan


-Was a sportsman- Won 4 gold medals at the 1930 Olympics in Berlin, Germany-faced many hardships to get to where he was ( due to segregation and racism )

James Clevland Owens

- This Class action suit filed in 1951, asked that segregation in schools be struck down. - It was taken to the surpreme court - The case resulted in the first intergrated school in the United States- it opened in fall 1955

Brown v. the Board of Education

- She was an American activist in the Civil Rights Movement- shes best known for her role in the Monotgomery bus boycott ( She refused to give up her seat on the bus to a white man )- She is also called the mother of the Civil Rights Movement

Rosa Parks

- High school in Arkansas admitted African American students- nicknamed ''The Little Rock Nine'' - Protested by fellow students, the govenor, and even the national gaurd

1957-A Moment that brought everyone to tears


President Dwight D. Eisenhower

Protests against black students


Attorny General Robert F. Kennedy


President John F. Kennedy

- John F. Kennedy

A great change is at hand, and our task, our obligation, is to make that revolution, that change, peaceful and constructiv for all

Civil Rights Bill To Congress

- was an American Baptist minister and activist- became the most visible spokesman and leader in the civil rights movement- from 1955 until his assassination in 1968

Who was Martin Luther King Jr. ?

- Martin Luther King Jr.

With this faith, we will be able to transform the jangling discords of our brotherhood

- on August 11th- in Los Angeles neighborhood of Watts- resulted is 34 deaths - sign of a period of racially motivated violence- accurd in mid- to late 1960s

Six-Day riot

- founded in October 1966 in Oakland, California- founded by Huey P. Newton and Bobby Seale- It was a revolutionary organization with an ideology of Black nationalism, socialism, and armed self-defense, particularly against police brutality- goal was to protect residents from acts of police brutality- followed the principles set forth by Malcolm X

Black Panther Party

Leaders of he Black Panther Party

Bobby Seale

Eldridge Cleaver

Huey P. Newton

- was an African American leader in the civil rights movement, minister, and supporter of Black nationalism- was a prominent figure in the 1950s- real name is Malcolm Little

Malcolm X

- Malcolm X

black people are dissatisfied, they'er dissatisfied with not only the white man but they'er dissatisfied with these Negros who have been sitting around poseing as leaders and spocksmen for black people and actually making the problem worse instead of making the problem better

- Barak Obama

This is the meaning of Liberty and our creed, why men and women and children of every race and faith can join in celebration [...] and why a man whose father no less than sixty years ago might not have been served at a local restaurant, can now stand before you to take a most sacred oath.

- ended segregation in public places - banned employment discrimination - gained equal rights

What did the civil rights movement accomplish?

It was a struggle for social justice, a struggle to abolish institutional racial segregation, discrimination, and disenfranchisement throughout the United States. A struggle to gain equal rights.

The Civil Rights Movement?

So what was


First integrated school

Segregation Struck down


Jesse Owens







Jim Crow


The Surprem court


All black males were allowed to voted


End of slavery


Timeline Page 2

Voting Rights act



March on Washington

Civil Rights Bill to congress


Universaties begang intergrating


Little Rock Nine


Bus Boycott


Timeline Page 3

Barak Obama


Rober Kennedy assasination


Martin Luther King Jr. assasination


Malcolm X assasination


Neighborhood of Watts



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