Civil Rights Test Review.txt

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Civil Rights Test Review.txt
2011-05-10 14:34:09
Freda Civil Rights

Civil Rights Test
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  1. NAACP
    National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Focused on the legal means to end segregation and discrimination
  2. SCLC
    Southern Christian Leadership Conference. Encouraged civil disobedience for social change.
  3. Plessy v. Ferguson
    In favor of "separate but equal" for different races
  4. Emmett Till
    14 year old who was murdered in the South. Spread awareness on the Civil Rights issues in the South.
  5. Freedom Riders
    Blacks and Whites together rode buses through the South to try and integrate public facilities.
  6. Civil Disobedience
    Peacefully going against something that you disagree with. Followed by both Martin Luther King, Jr. and Cesar Chavez
  7. Students
    Large influence on the Chicano and African-American Civil Rights Movements
  8. Civil Rights Act of 1964
    Ended racial discrimination in schools and the workplace.
  9. Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka Kansas
    Separate, but equal is no longer acceptable
  10. Little Rock 9
    Enforced the integration of public schools
  11. "The time has come for the American Negro to fight back in self-defense"
    Malcolm X
  12. "It is a call for black people in this country to unite, to recognize their heritage, to build a sense of community..."
  13. Freedom Summer of 1964
    Goal was to register African American voters in the South
  14. De Facto Segregation
    By practice segregation
  15. De Jure Segregation
    By law segregation
  16. Black Panthers
    Wanted the black community to rise up and be successful for themselves