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Flash cards 8.7.2 SS essentials
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Elmore v. Rice
Civil rights case in Sc against the all white voting primaries.
Briggs v. Elliot
Civil rights case for desegregation of schools.
Jim Crow laws
Restrictions on poll taxes, literacy tests, and discrimination in the workplace. They limited the social, political, and economic opportunities for African Americans.
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.
Civil rights movement
African Americans in the mid- 1950s to late 1960s to achieve Civil Rights equal to those of whites, and the right to be free of segregation.
Only white men could vote in the primaries.
Brown v. Board of Education
The Colored Parents wanted buses to come and pick their kids up for school because they had to walk but the original case was dismissed due to a technicality.
The Voting Rights Act of 1965
This act was signed into law on August 6, 1965, by President Lyndon Johnson. It outlawed the discriminatory voting practices adopted in many southern states after the Civil War, including literacy tests as a prerequisite to voting.
Modjeska Monteith Simkins was an important leader of African-American public health reform, social reform and the Civil Rights Movement in South Carolina.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Martin Luther King Jr. was an American Baptist minister and activist who was a leader in the Civil Rights Movement. He is best known for his role in the advancement of civil rights using nonviolent civil disobedience based on his Christian beliefs.
the Orangeburg Massacre
The Orangeburg massacre refers to the shooting of protesters by South Carolina Highway Patrol officers in Orangeburg, South Carolina, on the South Carolina State University campus on the evening of February 8, 1968.
James Francis Byrnes
James Francis Byrnes was an American politician from the state of South Carolina. During his career, Byrnes served as a U.S. Representative, a U.S. Senator, a Justice of the Supreme Court, Secretary of State, and 104th governor of South Carolina.
Matthew Calbraith Perry
Matthew Calbraith Perry was a Commodore of the United States Navy and commanded a number of ships. He served in several wars, most notably in the Mexican-American War and the War of 1812.
James Strom Thurmond
James Strom Thurmond was an American politician who served for 48 years as a United States Senator from South Carolina
Civil Rights Act of 1964
The Civil Rights Act of 1964 is a landmark civil rights and US labor law in the United States that outlaws discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.
When different things are treated the same.
Rosa Louise McCauley Parks was an activist in the Civil Rights Movement, whom the United States Congress called "the first lady of civil rights" and "the mother of the freedom movement.
Montgomery Bus Boycott
The Montgomery bus boycott, a seminal event in the Civil Rights Movement, was a political and social protest campaign against the policy of racial segregation on the public transit system of Montgomery, Alabama.
Congress of Racial Equality
The Congress of Racial Equality is an African-American civil rights organization in the United States.
Civil and political rights are a class of rights that protect individuals freedom.
led by MLK
Separate but equal
Government made it up for segregation of blacks from whites.
Integrated without violence.
National Urban legue
sought for recognition of Civil rights for Colored people.
Rock Hill Nine, was a group of African-American men who went to jail after staging a sit-in at a segregated McCrory's lunch counter in Rock Hill, South Carolina in 1961.
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