American Civil War

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President Franklin D. Roosevelt

1933 - 1945

NCAI formed

1944

Smith v Allwright case on voting rights.

1944

President Harry S. Truman

1945 - 1953

Civil Rights Movement

1945 - 1955

Indian Claims Comission

1946

Morgan v Virginia case on interstate buses.

1946

'To Secure These Rights' report issued.

1947

CORE's journey of Reconciliation.

1947

President Eisenhower

1953 - 1961

Brown v Board of Education

1954

Montgomery Bus Boycott

1955 - 1956

Little Rock

1957

Greensboro sit-ins.

1960

Commission on the status of women

1961

Albany Movement

1961

Freedom Rides in the South.

1961

NIYC formed

1961

Equal Pay Act

1963

March on Washington

1963

Birmingham Campaign

1963

Freedom Summer in Mississippi

1964

Civil Rights Act passed

1964

US involvement in Vietnam

1965

Voting Rights Act

1965

Malcom X assassinated

1965

Selma, Alabama

1965

Watt Riots

1965

Black Panthers formed

1966

March against Fear / Black Power

1966

Chicago Campaign

1966

Newark Riots

1967

MLK assassinated

1968