Civil Rights Timeline

Civil Rights Timeline

David Walker

1796 - 1830

Joseph Cinque

1814 - 1879

Frederick Douglass

1818 - 1895

Harriet Tubman: Underground Railroad

1819

First African American Politician

1827 - 1901

The Amistad

1841 - 1848

Elijah McCoy

1844 - 1929

Sarah Roberts VS The City of Boston

1849

Sohourner Truth: I Ain't A Woman

1851

Jan Matzeliger

1852 - 1889

Booker T. Washington

1856 - 1915

Freedman's Beuro

1865

The 13th Amendment

1865

Black Codes

1865

W.E.B DuBois

1865 - 1963

The 14th Amendment

1868

The 15th Amendment

1870

James Welden

1871 - 1938

Paul Dunbar

1872 - 1906

Carter G. Woodson

1875 - 1950

Tuskegee Institute

1881

Marcus Garvey

1887 - 1940

Asa Philip Randolph

1889 - 1979

Claude McKay

1889 - 1948

Pullman Porter's Strike

1894

Marion Anderson

1897 - 1993

Langston Hughes

1902 - 1967

Countee Cullen

1903 - 1946

Ralphe Bunche

1903 - 1971

Charles Drew

1904 - 1950

Randall Dudley

1914 - 2000

Scottsboro Boys

1930

Syphilis Experiment

1932

Tuskegee Airmen

1941 - 2007

Executive Order 9981

1948

Brown VS Board of Education

1954

Emmett Till

1955

Rosa Parks

1955

Little Rock Nine

1957

Founding of the SNCC

1960

James Meredith

1962

Letter from Birmingham Jail

1963

Medgar Evers

1963

I Have a Dream Speech

1963

Birmingham Bombing

1963

Malcolm X

1965

Executive Order 11246

1965

Loving VS Virginia

1967

MLK Assassination

1968

President Bush Signs Civil Rights Act

1991