The Australian Indigenous people were excluded from the census and the lawmaking powers of the Commonwealth Parliament. The new federal parliament passes new constraints making the ‘White Australian Policy’ stronger.
The Commonwealth Citizenship Act and Nationality Act give the Indigenous Australians the right to vote in Commonwealth elections if the Aboriginal have served in Armed forces or have enrolled in State elections.
It was the first time formal schooling was provided for the Aboriginal children in the Northern territory of Australia.
Sydney University students decided to travel around New South Wales to bring attention on how badly the Aboriginals were treated under the Australian rules.
The White Australian Policy came to an end.
Aboriginal Land Rights Act (Northern Territory).
Aboriginal Land Rights Act 1983 (New South Wales).
The First National 'sorry' statement was made to the Aboriginals.
Declaration of human rights. This set the bar for equality but when it came to race, it was not followed.
Rosa Parks was arrested as she did not give her seat to a white man in a bus. Therefore, a Montgomery Bus Boycott began after her arrest. Bus Boycott was a social and Political protest campaign which opposed the policy of racial segregation on public transport. This event was sparked by Rosa Parks and was organized by Martin Luther King, Jr. This was one of the major events in the American civil rights movement.
The civil rights Act was passed. The civil rights Act did not create any additional rights for the African American, but the protection of voting rights was increased.
Students would sit at a lunch counter until they were served food. If the police arrested them, a new group of African Americans would go there and sit.
The Freedom Rights were aimed at desegregating public transportation.
James Meredith enrolled in the University of Mississippi and became the first black student to do so. He found the way for equality in the United states for the African Americans/coloured people.
The supreme court states that preventing inter-racial marriages is unconstitutional.
President Johnson signed the civil rights Act. This stopped discrimination in rental, sales and financing in housing.