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committee of cival rights

december 5, 1946

they were organized to dicuss the status of cival rights

integration of baseball

1947

jackie robinson broke the color barrier by being the first black player to play for the brooklyn dodgers.

president truman

1947

wanted to iimprove cival rights by organizing cival rights committe

Beatniks(hippies)

1950

post WWII generatio that belived in open sexuality, expirementation with drugs.

earl warren court

1953

supreme court justice that made key decision of the cical rights era

brown vs. board of education

1954

case that led to segregation of public schools

mongomery bus boycott

1955

rosa parks refused to give up her seats in the front of the bus to a white man

cicvil rights act of 1957

1957

voting rights bill, was the first rights legislation enacted by congress

Greensboro NC Public School Desegregation

1957

after brown v. board of ed. ruling schools in the south were intergrated.

civil rights act of 1960

1960

allowed for inspection of voting facilities to stop discrimination

SNCC

1960

led movements to help minorities

Mapp v. Ohio

1961

violation of the 4th amendment

james meredith- Ole Miss

1962

james meredith(a black air force veteren) applied for Ole Miss but was denied because of her race.

Birmingham Campaign

1963

MLK Jr. and other civil right activist led a campaign in alabama

March on Washington

1963

250,000 gathered in washington to protest cicil rights

24 amendment

1964

prohibits both congres and the states from condtioning the right to vote in federal elections

Riots

1965

led riots for civil rights

NOW

1966

womens rigths that started advancements in the world

Miranda v. Arizona

1966

sumpreme court case establishing that what they do or say can be held against them

Equal Rights Amendment

1972

a propasal for equal rigths for women