By Nicole Solimine
Jackie Robinson became the first African American Baseball player to compete in the major leagues. He became part of the Brooklyn Dodgers.
In 1948, Harry Truman established executive order 9981 which meant African American and white soldiers fought side by side.
The Brown vs. Board of Education case impacted the civil rights movement because it ordered all schools to desegregate.
The murder of Emmett Till impacted the civil rights movement because it lead to a spark of realization that African Americans are treated so poorly.
Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott impacted the civil rights movement by having the Supreme Court rule that segregation on buses was unconstitutional.
In Little Rock, Alabama, nine African-American high school students faced an angry mob of over 1,000 White Americans protesting integration.
This was when four African-American students of sat at a white-only lunch counter inside a store located in Greensboro, North Carolina.
The Student Non - Violent Coordinating Committee was one of the most important organizations of the American Civil Rights Movement started by Ella Baker.
Freedom riders impacted the civil rights movement because they were civil rights activists who promoted African American equality.
The Children's March impacted the civil rights movement because it's when many people walked downtown in Birmingham Alabama to talk to the mayor about segregation in the city.
The Civil Rights Act impacted the civil rights movement because it outlawed discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, or origin.
Jimmy Lee Jackson's death impacted the civil rights movement because his death inspired the Selma to Montgomery marches.
The march from Selma to Montgomery impacted the civil right movement because it resulted in the Voting Rights Act of 1965
The Voting Rights Act impacted the civil rights movement by prohibiting discrimination in voting.