Under Jim Crowe laws, all black men must take a literacy test by reading aloud a passage from the Constitution and explaining it.
Under Jim Crowe laws, all black men must pay a poll tax in order to vote.
If Grandpa can vote, so can you.
Not being permitted to vote.
The right to vote
To get rid of
Laws that many states passed, preventing African American citizens from their rights
Civil Rights Act of 1964
Gave the federal government the power to change state laws that prevented people from voting
Granted full citizenship to all men
All male citizens may vote
Abolished poll taxes
Gov. of Arkansas, against Little Rock Nine
President, for the Little Rock Nine
first African-American man to be accepted to the University of Mississsippi
Select one court case presented in class an discuss the important aspects of it. Explain why it was significant to the Civil Rights Movement.
Explain how the system of education in the South changed during the Civil Rights Movement. Give specific examples that caused that change.
Plessy vs. Ferguson
Brown v. Board
Swann v. Charlotte-Mecklenburg