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Chapter 21 Section 1


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Civil rights act of 1875
Outlawed segregation in Public facilities by granting everyone to have the same rights
How did the court rule in Plessy
The "separate but equal" law didn't violate the 14th amendment
How did WWII set the stage for modern civil rights movement?
Demand for solider lead to lack of white male laborers, 1 million African American soldiers fought in war and at the time discrimination came to an end, Civil rights organizations
What organization was formed so support Rosa Parks
The Montgomery Improvement Associations, responsible for the bus boycott
Who was president of SCLC
Martin Luther King, combated segregation and second class citizenship
What did the SNCC accomplish
Convinced people that African Americans deserved equal treatment by protesting and sit-ins