Chapter 6, Lesson 3. Expanding Civil Rights. The Civil Rights Movement. Civil Rights.
Expanding Civil Rights
________________________are rights to freedom and equality. The goal of the Civil Rights Movement was to gain these for African Americans. The Supreme Court made a decision called ___________________________which said that ____________________in public schools was against the law.
_______________________was a Baptist minister who led the ____________________________. A large group of African Americans refused to ride the buses for a whole year until the Supreme Court ruled to end segregation on buses.
Brown v. Board of Education
Martin Luther King Jr.
Montgomery Bus Boycott
The General Assembly in Ohio passed the ______________________________which made it illegal to consider skin color, race, or religion when deciding to hire a new employee. _______________________was in the U.S. House of Representatives and help to pass laws which protected civil rights. __________________played for the Cleveland Indians and was the first African American to play baseball in the American League.
_____________________ was an African American _____________________from Cleveland who started the Domestic Workers of America to create a minimum wage and gave scholarships to domestic workers. All __________________ work for a cause. During what was called _______________________________ Ohio activists traveled south to teach people about equal rights and get more African Americans registered to vote.
Ohio Civil Rights Act
William M. McCulloch
A ________________is a kind of protest where people refuse to leave a place until their demands are met. A famous sit-in happened at ______________________in Greensboro, North Carolina. They had a lunch counter that was only for white people. The group who started this sit-in became known as the __________________. There was also a famous gathering in ____________________where _______________ gave his speech, ________________________.
Woolworth’s General Store
Martin Luther King Jr.
“I Have a Dream”
Schools in Ohio were mostly _______________ which meant that schools were either mostly white or mostly African American. A court case __________________________changed that. It said that the board of education had to create _____________________. In these zones, African Americans and white students would go to school together. (_________________)
Penick v. Columbus Board of Education
Two laws, _____________________ and ______________________ were successfully passed during the Civil Rights Movement. The Civil Rights Act of 1964 made __________________ based on race, color, religion, or place of birth illegal. The Voting Rights Act of 1965 guaranteed ________________ for all Americans.
The Civil Rights Act of 1964
Voting Rights Act of 1965
In 1967, ____________________became the __________________ of Cleveland. He was the first African American to serve as the mayor of a major U.S. city. He also __________________ many other African Americans to work in important city jobs.
Carl B. Stokes