CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT - Musa Erseda
Created on May 30, 2023
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THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT
- 1868- 14th Amendment
- 1879- 15th Amendment
- Jim Crow Laws
- Cold War and Executive Order 9981
- December 1, 1955
- MIA (Montgomery Improvement Association)
- Boycott of the Montgomery bus System
- 1954- End of segregation in public schools
- September 4- Central High School, Little Rock
- Eisenhowers measures
- Civil Rights Act '57
- 1961- Protests against segregated bus terminals
- The 13 Freedom Riders
- Alabama bus bombing
- Decisions of the Kennedy administration
- 1963- March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom
- Martin Luther King's Speech "I have a dream"
MARCH ON WASHINGTON
- 1965- The Selma March
- Jimmie Lee Jackson's death
- Edmund Pettus Bridge
selma's BLOODY SUNDAY
- April 4, 1968
- Pressures on the Johnson administration
- Other Civil Rights Acts
- Violence as impractical and immoral
- "Christ furnished the spirit and motivation while Gandhi furnished the method."
- "We are out to defeat injustice and not white persons who may happen to be unjust."
- "Along the way of life, someone must have sense enough and morality enough to cut off the chain of hate"
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.
“I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.”