The Triumphs of a Crusade. Chapter 21, Section 2 Notes. Objectives. Identify the goal of the freedom riders Explain how civil rights activism forced President Kennedy to act against segregation State the motives of the 1963 March on Washington
Chapter 21, Section 2 Notes
Civil Rights activists broke through racial barriers. Their activism prompted landmark legislation.
Civil Rights Act of 1964
Fannie Lou Hamer
Voting Rights Act of 1965Main Idea and Terms/Names
won a federal court case that allowed him to enroll in the all-white University of Mississippi (Ole Miss)