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Civil Rights Act of 1875

1875 - 1883

Jim Crow Laws

1876 - 1965

Supreme Court Overruling 1st Civil Rights Act

1883

When the Supreme Court overruled the Civil Rights Act of 1875, Jim Crow got stronger.

"Separate but Equal"

1890 - 1967

Jim Crow Laws Constitutional

1896

Plessy vs. Ferguson

1896

Plessy vs. Ferguson ruled in the supreme court that sperate but equal facilities were constitutional

School Segregation "Unconstitutional"

1954

This was decided in Brown vs. the board of education

Civil Rights Act

1964

Voting Act

1965

State Troopers Attack Peaceful Marchers

March 7, 1965