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Title: The Civil Rights Movement


1
The Civil Rights Movement
  • By Cassandra Spulak
  • and
  • Janessa Ellis
  • History-4

2
Freedom Riders
  • Rosa Parks
  • Refused to give up her seat on the bus
  • Was arrested
  • Freedom Riders
  • Boycotted buses and started other riots in revolt
    against racist treatment

3
Martin Luther King Jr.
  • Strong Civil Rights leader
  • Led nonviolent revolts
  • Was assassinated for his beliefs and efforts
  • His assassination proved that some were against
    equal civil rights

4
Malcolm X
  • Participant in the movement
  • Lead violent revolts against racist acts
  • Was jailed and eventually assassinated for his
    efforts
  • His assassination also proved that some couldnt
    accept the reality of a need for equality

5
George C. Wallis
  • Was against changing the way things were
  • Wanted to keep things the same because the
    forefathers wanted them that way
  • Famous speech against the movement in 1964
  • The Civil Rights Movement Fraud, Shame, and
    Hoax

6
Revolts
  • Nonviolent
  • Boycotting against buses (Freedom Riders)
  • Boycotts against segregated public places
  • Books, articles, ect.
  • Letters from Birmingham Jail (King)
  • Speeches
  • I Have a Dream (King)
  • Violent
  • Race riots
  • Sit ins (turned violent)
  • Violent marches
  • Turned violent because the American military was
    called in to put a stop to revolts

7
Cases
  • Brown v. Board of Education Topeka, Kans.
  • Agreed that segregation in schools was
    unconstitutional
  • Loving v. Virginia
  • Agreed that prohibiting interracial marriage was
    unconstitutional
  • Swann v. Charlotte-Mecklenburg County Board of
    Education
  • Allowed integration of school, although unwelcome
    and violently disagreed with

8
Worldwide Opinions
  • Many countries saw America as highly racist and
    didnt agree with the lack of equal rights
  • American and only a select few other countries
    have capital punishment
  • Also shows that most countries didnt see eye to
    eye with America at the time

9
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10
Bibliography
  • Work Cited
  • Borgna Brunner and Elissa Haney. Milestones in
    the modern civil rights movement. Civil Rights
    Timeline. 13 April 2008. 2007. Pearson
    Education. ightstimeline1.html.
  • No Author. George C. Wallace, The Civil Rights
    Movement Fraud, Sham, and Hoax". The Study of
    America History. 13 April 2008. 2005. Gearge
    Laughead. e64.html.
  • No Author. The Civil Rights Movement.
    Psychedelic 60s. 13 April 2008. 1998. Rector and
    Visitors of the University of Virginia
    es/civil.html.
  • No Author. Freedom Rides Definition.
    Infoplease. 13 April 2008. 1997. Random House.
    .
  • No author. Freedom Rides. Civil Rights
    Movement. 13 April 2008. 1997. Lisa Cozzens.
    ghts-55-65/freeride.html.
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