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Comprehensive 1960's

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13th Amendment
This amendment abolished slavery, at least on paper
14th Amendment
This amendment gave Blacks citizenship
15th Amendment
The amendment that gave Black men the right to vote
Freedmen's Bureau
This organization helped newly freed slaves and poor whites in the South by providing food, shelter, and medical assistance
Brown v. Board of Education
The Supreme Court case that called for school integration
Montgomery Bus Boycott
Rosa Parks was the woman who started this year-long boycott
Voting Rights Act of 1965
This law gave the government the power to force officials to allow Blacks to register to vote
Black Codes
Laws in the South that made newly freed slaves feel like they were slaves once again
Plessy v. Ferguson
The outcome of this Supreme Court case was the idea of "separate but equal"
Martin Luther King, Jr. Assassination
The murder that took place on April 4, 1968, by James Earl Ray
16th Street Baptist Church bombing
This 1963 event, carried out by KKK, resulted in the deaths of four young girls in Alabama
John F. Kennedy
1960's president of the U.S. that was a supporter of civil rights