SS8H11 Students will evaluate the role of Georgia in the modern civil rights movement. Describe major developments in civil right…. Civil Rights and Changing times. Post WWII . Between 1940 and 1970 many changes occurred in GA and across the country
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SS8H11 Students will evaluate the role of Georgia in the modern civil rights movement.
Describe major developments in civil right…
Little Rock Nine 1957- When nine African American students enrolled in Little Rock Central HS the uproar over desegregation required the President to send in the 101st Airborne Division to escort the students safely to class
All passengers would be treated with courtesy
African American drivers would be assigned to primarily routes with their race
Seating would be on a first come, first serve basis
Bus revenue during the boycott was reduced by 65%
SNCC- Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee
*SNCC and CORE were two Civil Rights organizations that helped sponsor this
Andrew Goodman James Chaney Michael Schwerner
Moorehouse College president
1940-1967, mentored Dr. King