1954-1968 The Civil Rights Movement

					         1954-1968 The Civil Rights Movement
Section 1: The Movement Begins
        The Origins of the Movement
                        “separate-but-equal” Plessy v. Ferguson 1896
                        de facto segregation
                Court Challenges Begin
                        NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of
                Colored People
                New Political Power
                The Push for Desegregation
                        Congress of Racial Equality
                                 sit-ins
        The Civil Rights Movement Begins
                Brown v. Board of Education 1954
        The Southern Manifesto
        The Montgomery Bus Boycott
                          Rosa Parks
                          Martin Luther King Jr.
        African American Churches
        Eisenhower and Civil Rights
                 Crisis in Little Rock
                          Little Rock Nine
                 New Civil Rights Legislation
                          Civil Rights Act of 1957
Section 2: Challenging Segregation
        The Sit-In Movement
                          Jesse Jackson
        SNCC (Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee), Marion Barry
        The Freedom Riders
        JFK and the Civil Rights
                 Committee on Equal Employment Opportunity
                 The Justice Department Takes Action
                          James Meredith
                 Violence in Birmingham
                          “4 Little Girls”
        The Civil Rights Act of 1964
                 The March on Washington
                 The Civil Rights Bill Becomes Law
                          filibuster
                          cloture
                          Civil Rights Act of 1964
                          Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
        The Struggle for Voting Rights
                          poll taxes
                 The Selma March
                 The Voting Rights Act of 1965
Section 3: New Issues
        Problems Facing Urban African Americans
                          Racism
         The Watts Riot
         The Kerner Commission
The Shift to Economic Rights
         Chicago Movement
         Richard Daley
Black Power
                  Stokely Carmichael
                  cultural assimilation
         Malcolm X and the Nation of Islam
         The Black Panthers
The Assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr.

				
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