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The Civil Rights Movement. Mr. Ermer U.S. History Honors Miami Beach Senior High. 1896: Plessy v. Ferguson “ Separate but equal ” De facto segregation 1909: Norris v. Alabama (juries) New Deal coalition WWII and Civil Rights (CORE) 1954: Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, KS

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the civil rights movement
The Civil Rights Movement

Mr. Ermer

U.S. History Honors

Miami Beach Senior High

roots of a movement

1896: Plessy v. Ferguson

    • “Separate but equal”
    • De facto segregation
    • 1909: Norris v. Alabama (juries)
  • New Deal coalition
  • WWII and Civil Rights (CORE)
  • 1954: Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, KS
    • Southern Resistance
Roots of a Movement
the civil rights movement begins

1955: Rosa Parks & NAACP

    • Montgomery Bus Boycott
    • Religion & Civil Rights—MLK Jr.
      • Nonviolent Passive Resistance
      • Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC)
The Civil Rights Movement Begins
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Preferred desegregation by Act of Congress or Executive Order, not courts

  • Desegregates military work spaces
  • Sends U.S. Army troops to South to protect African-Americans
  • The Little Rock Nine
  • Civil Rights Act of 1957 (voting)
  • The Sit In Movement
Ike & Civil Rights
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The Freedom Riders

    • Kennedy compromises w/ Mississippi
    • ICC tightens regulation of segregated bus depots
    • RFK’s Justice Dept. sues Southern cities for seg.
  • JFK appoints many African-Amers. to gov. jobs
  • MLK’s Birmingham March
    • MLK arrested, “Letter from Birmingham Jail”
    • Demonstrations spread
    • KKK bombs 16th St. Baptist Church in Birmingham
JFK & Civil Rights
the civil rights act of 1964

1963: March on Washington “I have a dream”

  • LBJ continues fight to pass Civil Rights Act
    • Senate threatens filibuster—cloture vote
    • Ends segregation in public facilities
      • Equal access to public accommodations for all races
    • Creates Equal Employment Opportunity Comm.
    • Forced end of segregation in private work place
    • Increased US Attorney General’s power to sue
  • Selma March—Voting Rights Act of 1965
The Civil Rights Act of 1964
civil rights issues turning tide

Inequality, crime, poverty, lack of education plague urban African-Amer. pop

  • The Watts Riot
  • The Kerner Commission on Civil Disorders
  • MLK fights for economic equality
  • Black Power movement
  • Malcolm X & the Nation of Islam
    • Separatism
    • Black Panthers
  • Assassination of MLK
Civil Rights Issues, Turning Tide