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The Civil Rights Era
Terms in this set (27)
What is segregation
The separation of people of different races
What method did CORE use to end "segregation but equal" public facilities were legal.
They ended segregation by restaurants, theaters, and other public places in Chicago, Detroit, Denver, and Syracuse.
Who challenged the idea that "separate but equal" public facilities were legal
What did the U.S.Supreme Court rule in Brown v. Board of education ruling
That the segregation in public schools was unconstituional
What was the result of the Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas
To make the segregation in public was constitutional
What did Rosa Parks's arrest lead to
The arrest led Africa American in Montgomery to organize a boycott- a refusal to use- the city buses
Which civil right leader was influence by Ghandi
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
What is civil disobedience
the refusal to obey laws that are considered unjust
The Democratic candidate in the 1960 presidential election was?
John F. Kennedy
The republican candidate was?
Richard M. Nixon
In the first _____ debates, many viewers felt Kennedy made a better impression, and he went on to win the election.
President Kennedy called for a ____ of social reforms.
He also supported _____, but his bill stalled in the Senate
On November 22, 1963, while riding in a motorcade in Dallas, Kennedy was?
Vice President _____ became president.
Lyndon B. Johnson
_______was charged with the president's killing
Lee Harvey Oswald
President Johnson outlined a set of programs known as the?
The ______was part of this plan of and was intended to help people living below the _____
War On Poverty;Poverty Line
Laws passed under Johnson included those for _____, which helped senior citizens pay for medical care,and _____ which helped disadvantaged people pay hospital bill
The ________banned ______ by race, gender, religion, and national origin
Civil Right Act of 1964; Descrimination
A sit in is the act of protesting by setting down and staying seated?
Civil rights activist Medgar Evers played major roles in the NAACP, SCLC, And SNCC
False- Ella Baker
The Freedom Riders formed to see if the law against segregated schools was being enforced
Alabama Governor George Wallace vowed to blocki tntegration at the University
To rally support for Kennedy's civil rights bill, Dr. King and the SCLC organized a march on Washington, D.C.
The Civil Right's Act of 1964 allowed segregation in stores, restaurants,theater, and hotels.
False- Banned Discrimination
Malcolm X was a leader in the SNCC
False- Stokely Carmicheal
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