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Students will understand the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 1960s.
Terms in this set (11)
Brown v. Board of Education
court found that segregation was a violation of the Equal Protection clause; "separate but equal" has no place; reverse decision of Plessy v Feurgeson.
Leading attorney for NAACP in 1940s and 1950s, who headed the team in Brown vs. Board of Education case; later, the first black justice on the United States Supreme Court.
A lawyer from Virginia and civil rights leader, worked for equal rights of African Americans - played a key role in the Brown v. Board of Education decision
Southern movement resisting school integration after Brown v. Board of Education.
The organization founded in 1909 to work for racial equality.
March on Washington 1963
This is where Martin Luther King gave his speech "I Have a Dream" given. March for Black rights.
Civil Rights Acts 1964
Outlawed racial discrimination in public facilities and unemployement.
Voting rights Act 1965
Prohibited use of any devices (e.g., literacy tests) to deny the right to vote and enforced black suffrage rights.
Dr. Martin Luther King
The main leader of the civil rights movement who gave the "I have a Dream Speech".
Lyndon B. Johnson
Signed the civil rights act of 1964 into law and the voting rights act of 1965. He had a war on poverty in his agenda.
A test given to persons to prove they can read and write before being allowed to register to vote.
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SOL 7a & 8
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