African American Congressman
Effectively prevented African Americans from voting.
Exorbitant taxes to vote.
Jim Crow Laws
Segregation laws in the south.
Plessy v. Ferguson
Determined that equal segregation is constitutional.
Brown v. BOE
Declared school segregation unconstitutional.
Montgomery Bus Boycott
The campaign in Montgomery to end bus segregation.
Galvanizer of Montgomery Bus Boycott
Little Rock Nine
Nine students who ignited a controversy when they attempted to be admitted to a white school in Little Rock, AK.
14 Year old boy who was lynched for talking with a white woman.
Governor of Arkansas
The Little Rock Nine School
The one Little Rock Nine student who did not turn around.
President of the US at the beginning of the Civil Rights movement, in the 1950s.
One of the most influential leaders in the American Campaign for Civil Rights all across the country.
I have A Dream
MLK's famous speech, detailing his ideal for America.
A leader in the India independence movement, inspired MLK's tactics of nonviolence.
Resistance in a way that is civil and without violence.
A peaceful demonstration in a segregated public place.
The comissioner of public safety in Birmingham during the Childrens March.
Letter from birmingham Jail
MLK's highly publicized letter to the clergymen of Alabama during the Childrens March.
Non violent demonstrators who rode throughout the South, participating in sit-ins and campaigns for civil rights.
Jimmie Lee Jackson
Boy who was killed in the march from Selma to Montgomery.
March from Selma to Montgomery
A march that was attempted many times to protest voting rights, with many peaceful demonstrators injured and killed.
Civil Rights Act 1964
The first comprehensive civil rights legislation to eventually become widespread.
Voting Rights act
The law that provided all citizens with the right to vote.