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Jane Addams

1889

She founded Hull house and it offered day care services, libraries, classes and an employment bureau.

Reform Movement Project

1890 - 2013

Booker T Washington Speech

1895

Washington, from Alabama gave his Speech in Atlanta. Also known as the Atlanta Compromise Speach. His speech started heated civil rights debattes throughout the country. It was a chance for him to promote his agenda rather than protest racism.

Margaret Sanger

1910

she wrote articles on birth control and sent them out in the 1900's

king Phillip

1911

1911 the settlement house in fall river were doing research and the settlement house leaders formed the National Settlement house League to share expertise and coordinate programs

Truman

1948

Truman signs the Executive order in 9981 which states, "it is hearby declared to be the policy of the president that there shall be equality of treatment and opportunity for all persons in the armed services withought regard to race, color, religion, or national origin."

Supreme Court

1954

the supreme court rules on the landmark case Brown v. Board of education of Topeka, Kans, unanimously agreeing that segregation in public schools in unconstitutional.

James Meredith

1962

The first black student to enroll at the University of mississippi. Violence and riots surrounding the incident cause President Kennedy to send 5,00 federal troops.