38 terms

APUSH Civil rights

fair employment commission
thurgood marshall
lead the NAACP
brown v. board of education
court ruling that said public schools need to be integrated
judge earl warren
chief justice for brown v. board of edu case
southern manifesto
signatured of 101 southern reps to defy brown v. board of edu ruling
little rock govenor who tried to stop integration of schools
commission for civil rights
created by eisenhower and lyndon b johnson as a permanent group for civil rights
rosa parks
AA who refused to give up her seat on the bus, arrested, started montgomery bus boycott with help of martin luther king jr.
group lead by Martin Luther King Jr. to lead crusade against segregation. marched in washington to demand right to vote.
joann robinson
AA who created the woman's political caucus
bayard rusting and ella baker
two AA who also advanced civil rights
AA student nonviolence committee
robert kennedy
president's brother, expanded civil rights, usually a belated reaction
robert weaver
AA who lead fed housing agency
thurgood marshall
AA who lead US circuit court
sponsored freedom ride in AL, mob, eventually ICC banned train segregation
james meredith
AA who wanted to go to MI school, kennedy helped him do so
eugene connor
police commissioner who tried to stop king
earl warren
lead civil rights rulings in court
baker v. carr
court ruling that TN had to rearrange seats so memphis would be equally represented
john birch society
demanded impeachment of earl warren
engel v. vitale
court ruling that banned school prayer
douglas, black, brennan
pro-civil rights judges
harlan, frankfurter
anti-civil rights judges
black panthers
AA political party that was ok with agressive and militant resistance
black power
a call to African Americans to unite, to recognize thier heritage, build a sense of community, define own goals, etc. malcom X first used it
First civil rights organization to use non-violent tactics to promote racial equality and desegregation
emmett till
brutally killed AA teenager for talking to a white woman
malcolm x
was an advocate of black power and was the figurehead of the Nation of Islam for some time. He was greatly influential in getting people to believe in black power and self-defense, as opposed to King's peace.
plessy v. ferguson
court ruling that separate but equal was ok
beginning of one of king's marches. huge mob and they were brutally attacked
george wallace
governor of AL who was a segregationist
project c
used children for marches since they didn't have jobs or families to worry about when arrested
jimmy lee jackson
AA boy shot in the back after trying to protect his mother from an attack
bloody sunday
day marchers were beat at selma
lyndon b johnson
president who best enhanced civil rights
voting rights act
1965 act that banned literacy tests and provided federal registrars
stokely carmichael
sncc new leader who advocated black power. H. Rap Brown replaced him and was even more forceful.