33 terms

Chapter 28

Jackie Robinson
1st black player to break the color barrier in 1945
WWII, The New Deal, Holocaust, Rose of the NAACP
4 greatest stimulus for getting rights for the blacks
Rosa Parks
started the civil rights movement when she refused to move to the back of the bus
bringing together of different races
Faubus, Eisenhower
_______ refused to integrate students in Litte Rock, Arkansas. ______ sent in Federal troops
group with both african american and white members
Southern christian leadership conference, Martin Luther King Jr
SCLA-____________ advocated non violent protests. _____ was the leader
____'s philosophy of peace very much infuenced Martin Luther King
_____'s idea of civil disobedience was well accepted by King
the most infuencuial of the student nonviolent coordinating committee
protesters simply sat down at segregated lunch counters or other public places
Meredith, Mississippe
____ was the 1st black student to enroll at the Universtiy of ____.
Barnett, Kennedy
____ refused to allow Meredith to enroll, ____ sent in troops to make sure meredith was safe
Burminghamm, Connor
____, Alabama was one of the most prejudice places in America. King and 900 young people were arrested and placed in jail by a racist sheriff ______
became the 1st african american supreme court justice
______, the attourney general under JFK, began the civil rights movement for his brother
The march on Washington, "I have a dream"
________ took plave in 1963, 200,000 people marched on our capital, This is where Martin Lutehr King Jr. made his famous __________ speech
a tactic in wihich senators prevent a vote on a measure by taking the floor and refusing to stop talking
Mississippi, freedom summer
In 1964, 3 students were murdered in ____ trying to register blakcs to vote. This time was known as _____
Voting Rights Act
eliminated literacy tests to vote.
24th amendment
outlawed poll taxes
Nation of Islam
a very violent organization called black muslems
malcom x
the man who founded the black muslems
black nationalism
a belief in a seperate identity and racial unity of the black community
malcolm x
3 members of the Nation of Islam assassinated ______
coined the work black power.
black panters, seale, newton
The militant violent group,_____, was organized by ____ and ____.
______, a ghetto area of LA, was the worst riot in the US
Kennedy was killed by _____
Roy, Memphis
King was killed by _____ in ____, Tennessee
LA, Sirhan
Robert F. Kennedy was assassinted in ___ by ______.
civil rights
Kennedy ran on the anti-war, ____ platforms.
became the 1st black woman elected to congress