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Chapter 21, Section 1. Demands for Civil Rights. Jackie Robinson. Challenging the Rule: Separate Leagues Dodgers- 1947 MVP- 1949. All are equal before the law.

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Chapter 21 section 1

Chapter 21, Section 1

Demands for Civil Rights


Jackie robinson

Jackie Robinson

  • Challenging the Rule: Separate Leagues

  • Dodgers- 1947

  • MVP- 1949


All are equal before the law

All are equal before the law

  • “nor shall any State deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws.”

  • Has America been living up to its creed?


Early 20 th century

Early 20th Century

  • Migration 1910-1940

  • New Deal

  • World War II

  • NAACP


Brown v board of education 1954

Brown v. Board of Education (1954)

  • Background

  • Thurgood Marshall

  • Case decision

  • Unanimous decision- Warren Court


Reactions to brown

Reactions to Brown

  • Different groups

  • Deep South

    • KKK

  • States’ rights


Montgomery bus boycott

Montgomery Bus boycott

  • From the courts to the streets

  • Rosa Parks

  • Bus Boycott- WPC

  • Martin Luther King Jr.


Resistance in little rock

Resistance in Little Rock

  • Integration

  • National Guard

  • Eisenhower’s reaction


Other voices of protest

Other Voices of Protest

  • Mexican Americans

  • Native Americans


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