14 terms

Civil Rights Movement

What is the social separation of the races called?
Plessy v. Ferguson
What supreme Court case created the "separate but equal" law?
separation of the races
What was the purpose of the Jim Crow Laws?
Thurgood Marshall
What future supreme court justice was the lawyer for the Brown v. Board of Education case?
Segregation in schools illegal
What was the Brown v. Board of Education decision?
Little Rock Nine
What were the students called that were banned from Little Rock Central High
Martin Luther King Jr
Who led the Montgomery Bus Boycott?
outlawed segregation on busses
What was the result of the Montgomery Bus Boycott?
gain civil rights through non violent crusades
What was the purpose of the SCLC?
sit ins and freedom rides
What actions were taken by the SNCC?
Freedom Rides
What did the SNCC coordinate to test the ban on segregated public transportation?
Washington DC
Where did Martin Luther King Jr deliver his "I have a Dream" Speech?
banned discrimination based on race, religion, ethnicity or gender
What did the Civil Rights Act of 1964 accomplish?
banned literacy tests and allowed federal examiners to register voters
What did the Voting Rights Act of 1965 accomplish?