Amex: Chapter 17
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Amex: Chapter 17
1896 USSC case which established the constitionality of the "seperate but equal" principle.
Plessy vs. Ferguson
Organization that decided which cases would challenge segregation laws at the supreme court level.
1954 landmark desegregation USSC case
Brown vs Board of education
Became first African American US Supreme Court justice, argued case in Brown vs board of edu.
This establishment suspended and expelled the student attempting to integrate instead of the rioters.
University of Alabama
This document, signed by 100 southern congressmen praised the motives of those states which had declared their intention to resist forced integration.
Refusal of Blacks to use public transportation in an Alabama city
Montgomery bus boycott
Protestors are not allowed to fight back, even when provoked (term)
Nonviolent resistance to draw attention to an unfair law with the hope of changing it.
How long did it take for the bus boycott to be successful?
activists who would not tolerate compromise
The Edmund Pettus Bridge is located in this city, state.
Antithesis of the civil right's movement's goal of the racial integration
Riots lasting six days in August, 1965 took place in this neighborhood in this city
What happened did the govener of Arkansas do about the Little Rock Nine?
ordered national gaurd to surround the school to prevent integration
Where was the famous lunch counter sit-in?
Where were the freedom riders beaten? arrested?
what year did the freedom rides occur?
What year did the March on Washington occur?
What year was the Civil Rights Act passed in?
What year was freedom summer? What was it?
1964; activists worked on voter registration in deep south
When was "bloody sunday" selma?
Who did MLK write his letter to the Birmingham Jail to?