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  1. Rosa Parks
  2. NAACP
  3. Civil Rights Act of 1964
  4. lynching
  5. 15th amendment
  1. a sat on bus when a white man came in to take her seat, which was the rule, she didn't move, she was arrested; this sparked the Montgomery Bus Boycott
  2. b 1870- all citizens could vote; no discrimination
  3. c outlawed discrimination on the basis of race, color, age, gender, religion, etc.; outlawed segregation in public places; created Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to enforce job discrimination ban; tried to improve cilcil rights in the community
  4. d National Association for the Advancement of Colored People- 1910- was made to promote equality of rights and remove race prejudice.. to advance the interests of blacks, education for black children...etc.
  5. e 1890's+, lynching black men became a publec spectacle... many many lynchings of black people

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. blacks could vote
  2. 1865- abolished slavery
  3. 1st black to earn Ph.D. from Harvard, he met with 29 other professional black men and encouraged blacks to resist systems of segregation and discrimination,-this was called the Niagara Movement in 1905- he helped create NAACP in 1910
  4. 1868- equal protection to all citizens under the law
  5. Billie Holliday; 1939; Blues;
    (Has very strong spiritual roots
    Speaks about lynching and the hanging of slaves as symbolic "fruit" from a tree;
    Condemned American racism)

5 True/False questions

  1. "Civil War Amendments"13th, 14th, 15th


  2. Jimmie Lee Jacksonwanted to protect his mother from an attack during the Marion Night March, Jackson was killed, he inspired the March from Selma to Montgomery


  3. Plessy v. FergusonArkansas President of the NAACP. Supported and organized integration in Central High Little Rock Nine- was their mentor


  4. The election of Rutherford B. Hayescompromise of 1877- southern democrats let Hayes (R) be the president if the military rule that was put into the South during reconstruction was removed: there had been a problem in counting the electoral votes


  5. Governor George Wallaceif your grandfather could vote on January 1, 1868, then you could vote too- of course, no blacks could vote until 1870 15th amendment