An important step towards full integration.
Shows that the government fully supports integration.
Was a huge step towards desegregation, seeing as it was made illegal in schools by federal law.
His mothers decision to have an open casket funeral created more emotion around the topic of lynching.
Was eventually a good thing for the civil rights movement, because it sparked the Montgomery Bus Boycott.
Was a very good thing for the Civil Rights movement, eventually led to the legal desegregation of the buses in Montgomery.
Not only did it promote integration, but the military action take by President Eisenhower gained national attention to the problem of integration.
A serious of nonviolent protests by students who simply sat down in white only bars and did not leave until the store closed.
Was a good step in the Civil Rights Movement, a central organization.
Illustrated to the rest of the country the racial injustices that were being committed in the deep south.
Ultimately a good thing for Civil Rights, ignited international outcry against segregation.
It got rid of unfair distribution of voter registration requirements and racial segregation in schools, in workplaces and by facilities that served the general public.
Was a bad event for integration, promoted hatred for blacks.
First day was known as "Bloody Sunday", people were beaten by police with clubs and tear gas. They were only protesting Jimmy Lee Jackson's death.
An act that prohibits discrimination against voters, signed by Lyndon Johnson. Was a huge success for the Civil Rights Movement.