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Title: Civil Rights


1
Civil Rights
2
Civil Rights
  • Rights belonging to an
  • individual by virtue of his or her status as a
    citizen.

3
Goals of the Civil Rights Movement
4
Goals of the Civil Rights Movement
  • Freedom of public usage.

5
Goals of the Civil Rights Movement
  • Freedom of public usage.
  • Right to vote.

6
Goals of the Civil Rights Movement
  • Freedom of public usage.
  • Right to vote.
  • Fairness in jobs and housing.

7
Goals of the Civil Rights Movement
  • Freedom of public usage.
  • Right to vote.
  • Fairness in jobs and housing.
  • How were these things kept
  • from black citizens?

8
Jim Crow Laws
9
Jim Crow Laws
  • Laws that kept blacks separate from white
    society

10
Jim Crow Laws
  • Laws that kept blacks separate from white
    society
  • Segregation

11
Jim Crow Laws
  • Laws that kept blacks separate from white
    society
  • Segregation
  • Literacy tests

12
Jim Crow Laws
  • Laws that kept blacks separate from white
    society
  • Segregation
  • Literacy tests
  • Poll taxes

13
Jim Crow Laws
  • Laws that kept blacks separate from white
    society
  • Segregation
  • Literacy tests
  • Poll taxes
  • Discrimination

14
Jim Crow Laws
  • Laws that kept blacks separate from white
    society
  • Segregation
  • Literacy tests
  • Poll taxes
  • Discrimination
  • All supported by Plessy v. Ferguson

15
Plessy v. Ferguson
16
Plessy v. Ferguson
  • 1896

17
Plessy v. Ferguson
  • 1896
  • Supreme Court ruled that facilities could be
    separate as long as they were equal.

18
Plessy v. Ferguson
  • 1896
  • Supreme Court ruled that facilities could be
    separate as long as they were equal.
  • Separate but equal doctrine ruled the south.

19
Plessy v. Ferguson
  • 1896
  • Supreme Court ruled that facilities could be
    separate as long as they were equal.
  • Separate but equal doctrine ruled the south.
  • BUT

20
Brown v. Board of Education
21
Brown v. Board of Education
  • 1954

22
Brown v. Board of Education
  • 1954
  • Supreme Court ruled that separate facilities are
    inherently unequal.

23
Brown v. Board of Education
  • 1954
  • Supreme Court ruled that separate facilities are
    inherently unequal.
  • Desegregation of schools was ordered.

24
Brown v. Board of Education
25
Brown v. Board of Education
  • The decision affected 12 million school children
    in 21 states.

26
Brown v. Board of Education
  • The decision affected 12 million school children
    in 21 states.
  • Desegregation had many opponents

27
Brown v. Board of Education
  • The decision affected 12 million school children
    in 21 states.
  • Desegregation had many opponents
  • Mississippi and Georgia vowed total resistance to
    desegregation.

28
Emmett Till
29
Emmett Till
  • 1955

30
Emmett Till
  • 1955
  • Young man from Chicago visiting his cousin in
    Mississippi.

31
Emmett Till
  • 1955
  • Young man from Chicago visiting his cousin in
    Mississippi.
  • Says Bye Baby to a white woman.
  • (next slide is graphic)

32
Emmett Till
  • 1955
  • Young man from Chicago visiting his cousin in
    Mississippi.
  • Says Bye Baby to a white woman.
  • Is disfigured and killed by white men.

33
Montgomery Bus Boycott
34
Montgomery Bus Boycott
  • Rosa Parks refuses to sit in the back of the bus.

35
Montgomery Bus Boycott
  • Rosa Parks refuses to sit in the back of the bus.
  • Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. organized a
    nonviolent boycott of Montgomery buses for 381
    days.

36
Montgomery Bus Boycott
  • Rosa Parks refuses to sit in the back of the bus.
  • Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. organized a
    nonviolent boycott of Montgomery buses for 381
    days.
  • Civil Rights Act of 1957

37
Little Rock Nine
38
Little Rock Nine
  • Arkansas had begun to plan for desegregation
    before the Brown decision.

39
Little Rock Nine
  • Arkansas had begun to plan for desegregation
    before the Brown decision.
  • Gov. Orval Faubus, in a tight election, chose the
    side of the segregationists.

40
Little Rock Nine
  • Arkansas had begun to plan for desegregation
    before the Brown decision.
  • Gov. Orval Faubus, in a tight election, chose the
    side of the segregationists.
  • Faubus uses the Arkansas National Guard to keep
    the nine out of school.

41
The Violence Starts
42
The Violence Starts
  • Medgar Evers counseled James Meredith through the
    integration of Ole Miss

43
The Violence Starts
  • Medgar Evers counseled James Meredith through the
    integration of Ole Miss
  • Field director for the NAACP in Mississippi.

44
The Violence Starts
  • Medgar Evers counseled James Meredith through the
    integration of Ole Miss
  • Field director for the NAACP in Mississippi.
  • Assassinated in 1963 on the doorstep of his home.

45
(1963) On to Birmingham
46
On to Birmingham
  • Birmingham was called Bombingham because of the
    tendency for the KKK in Alabama to use bombs
    against civil rights workers.

47
On to Birmingham
  • Birmingham was called Bombingham because of the
    tendency for the KKK in Alabama to use bombs
    against civil rights workers.
  • King and the SCLC was invited to help desegregate
    Birmingham.

48
On to Birmingham
  • Birmingham was called Bombingham because of the
    tendency for the KKK in Alabama to use bombs
    against civil rights workers.
  • King and the SCLC was invited to help desegregate
    Birmingham.
  • King was arrested and hundreds of children were
    attacked by the police.

49
March on Washington
50
March on Washington
  • 250,000 people marched on Washington in support
    of the civil rights bill brought to Congress by
    Kennedy.

51
March on Washington
  • 250,000 people marched on Washington in support
    of the civil rights bill brought to Congress by
    Kennedy.
  • Completely peaceful.

52
I have a dream
53
I have a dream
  • Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. gave his most famous
    speech in Washington.

54
I have a dream
  • Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. gave his most famous
    speech in Washington.
  • Calling for equality because it was right and
    deserved.

55
2 Weeks Later
56
2 Weeks Later
  • Four young girls are killed in a bombing at the
    Sixteenth Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, AL.

57
2 Weeks Later
  • Four young girls are killed in a bombing at the
    Sixteenth Street Baptist Church in Birmingham,
    AL.
  • Bombing was in reaction to the March on
    Washington.

58
Freedom Summer - 1964
59
Freedom Summer - 1964
  • Goal Register African Americans to vote!

60
Freedom Summer - 1964
  • Goal Register African Americans to vote!
  • Voting drives all over the South.

61
Freedom Summer - 1964
  • Goal Register African Americans to vote!
  • Voting drives all over the South.
  • Three Civil Rights workers go missing in
    Mississippi.

62
Freedom Summer - 1964
  • Goal Register African Americans to vote!
  • Voting drives all over the South.
  • Three Civil Rights workers go missing in
    Mississippi.
  • James Chaney
  • Andrew Goodman
  • Michael Schwerner

63
1965
64
1965
  • Freedom Summer continues

65
1965
  • Freedom Summer continues
  • Selma, Alabama

66
1965
  • Freedom Summer continues
  • Selma, Alabama
  • Viola Liuzzo, a housewife from New York, is ran
    off the road and shot to death.

67
1965
  • Freedom Summer continues
  • Selma, Alabama
  • Viola Liuzzo, a housewife from New York, is ran
    off the road and shot to death.
  • Rioting in the Inner-cities

68
1965
  • Freedom Summer continues
  • Selma, Alabama
  • Viola Liuzzo, a housewife from New York, is ran
    off the road and shot to death.
  • Rioting in the Inner-cities
  • Watts, LA
  • 34 dead

69
1965
  • Freedom Summer continues
  • Selma, Alabama
  • Viola Liuzzo, a housewife from New York, is ran
    off the road and shot to death.
  • Rioting in the Inner-cities
  • Watts, LA
  • 34 dead
  • Malcolm X is assassinated

70
1965
  • Freedom Summer continues
  • Selma, Alabama
  • Viola Liuzzo, a housewife from New York, is ran
    off the road and shot to death.
  • Rioting in the Inner-cities
  • Watts, LA
  • 34 dead
  • Malcolm X is assassinated
  • Leader of Black Separatism
  • Black Muslim

71
1968
  • Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Assassinated
  • James Earl Ray convicted of his assassination ten
    years later.

72
Causes of the Civil Rights Movement
73
Causes of the Civil Rights Movement
  • Black Urbanization

74
Causes of the Civil Rights Movement
  • Black Urbanization
  • Religious Faith

75
Causes of the Civil Rights Movement
  • Black Urbanization
  • Religious Faith
  • Demand for Constitutional Rights

76
Causes of the Civil Rights Movement
  • Black Urbanization
  • Religious Faith
  • Demand for Constitutional Rights
  • Greater Media Coverage of Protests

77
Causes of the Civil Rights Movement
  • Black Urbanization
  • Religious Faith
  • Demand for Constitutional Rights
  • Greater Media Coverage of Protests
  • Success of African Independence Movements

78
How were those causes?
79
How were those causes?
  • Get into groups (chosen by the teacher)

80
How were those causes?
  • Get into groups (chosen by the teacher)
  • Get assigned cause.

81
How were those causes?
  • Get into groups (chosen by the teacher)
  • Get assigned cause.
  • Determine how each of these were causes of the
    Civil Rights Movement.

82
How were those causes?
  • Get into groups (chosen by the teacher)
  • Get assigned cause.
  • Determine how each of these were causes of the
    Civil Rights Movement.
  • Choose a speaker.

83
Effects of the Civil Rights Movement
84
Effects of the Civil Rights Movement
  • Elimination of Legal Segregation

85
Effects of the Civil Rights Movement
  • Elimination of Legal Segregation
  • Civil Rights Acts of 1957, 1964, and 1968

86
Effects of the Civil Rights Movement
  • Elimination of Legal Segregation
  • Civil Rights Acts of 1957, 1964, and 1968
  • Voting Rights Act of 1965

87
Effects of the Civil Rights Movement
  • Elimination of Legal Segregation
  • Civil Rights Acts of 1957, 1964, and 1968
  • Voting Rights Act of 1965
  • Creation of Affirmative Action Programs

88
Effects of the Civil Rights Movement
  • Elimination of Legal Segregation
  • Civil Rights Acts of 1957, 1964, and 1968
  • Voting Rights Act of 1965
  • Creation of Affirmative Action Programs
  • Example to other minority groups.
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