Civil Rights Movement

unit 9 and 10 EK's

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NAACP and Thurgood Marshall

1938 - 1954

Truman's Civil Rights Initiative: To Secure These Rights

1947

Truman's Civil Rights Initiative: Executive Order 9981

1948

Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka

May 1954

Brown II

May 1955

Montgomery Bus Boycott and Browder v. Gayle

December 1955 - December 1956

Martin Luther King Jr.

1956 - 1968

The "Southern Manifesto" and Massive Resistance

February 1956

SNCC

1957 - 1961

Southern Christian Leadership Council

February 1957

Civil Rights Act of 1957

September 1957

Little Rock Central High School and Aaron v. Cooper

1958

Civil Rights Act of 1960

May 1960

Boynton v. Virginia and the Freedom Ride

March 13, 1961

Birmingham Movement

March 1963 - May 1963

Kennedy's Civil Rights Speech

June 11, 1963

March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom

July 1963

Malcom X and "Ballot or the Bullet"

April 1964

Civil Rights Act of 1964

July 1964

Voting Rights Act of 1965

March 1965

Freedom Summer

May 1965 - August 1965

Chicago Freedom Movement

May 1965 - 1967

Black Riots and the Kerner Commission Report

August 1965

Stokely Carmichael and "Black Power"

June 1966

Black Panther Party

October 1966

King's Assassination

April 4, 1968

Civil Rights Act of 1968 (Fair Housing Act)

April 11, 1968