Civil Rights

Events

US Slavery banned in the Northwest territory

1778

First slave in future US

1778

Australia day/ invasion day

1788

the first european settlement in Australia (terra nullius)

Cotton Gin

1793

Gabriel Prosser

1800

Black Wars of Tasmania

1804 - 1830

Australian Moore Massacre

1804

Importation stops

1808

Passport

1816

Tasmanian Martial Law

1824

Tasmanian Relocation

1830

Myall Creek Massacre

1838

Amistad

1839

Truganini dies in Hobart

1876

Jim Crow Laws

1890

The Emancipation Proclamation

1893

The Annexing of the Torres Straight Islanders

1897

White Australia policy

1901

WW1-WW2

1914 - 1945

WW1-WW2

1917 - 1945

Declaration of Human rights

1948

Declaration of Human rights Approx

1948

Brown vs Board of Education

1954

Emmitt Till

1955

Rosa parks

1955

freedom riders

1961

vote

1962

Equal pay act

1963

I have a dream speech

1963

Civil Rights Act

1964

freedom rides

1965

Wave hill walk off

1966

constitutional change

1967

Dr Martin Luther King Jnr assassinated

1968

Tent Embassy

1972

Eddie Mabo

1992

Bring them home report

1997

Kevin Rudd apologises

2008