Civil Rights Events 1945-68

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1960 - 4 students from Agriculture and Technical College sat in at what store?
What Civil Rights organisation was born out of the sit-in movement?
Court decision that ended school segration.
Year the US Military was desegregated.
Organisation headed by King.
Voter registration campaign in Mississippi in 1964.
Name of union headed by Cesar Chavez in 1965.
Failed movement 1961-62, packing jails didn't work.
Year Johnson passed voting rights act.
Movement that brought Martin Luther King to national attention, lasted 381 days.
Tactic used by Black Panthers to end police violence. Began in Oakland, California.
Report published under Johnson in 1965. Blamed blacks for their situation.
1896 case that established 'seperate but equal.'
Campaign during which King was assassinated.
Year Johnson passed the civil rights act that ended legal segregation.
Name of one of two major Native American groups in the 1960s.
1957 - 9 students tried to inegrate a school in what city?
1960 court case that made segregation in interstate bus travel illegal.
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Campaign led by King in 1966 - fight for end to descrimination in housing.
Name of programmes launched by Panthers in 1968 that created health clinics, breakfast and 'liberation schools'.
1950 court case in Texas, forced integration of state law school.
First President to give his inagural address to an integrated crowd.
March during which James Meredith was shot in 1966.
1965 protest in Alabama targeting voter registration. Led by King, violence used by police (cattle prods).
Governor who initially stops meredith from entering university.
Movement in August 1963; King gives famous speech.
National campain King tried to organise in 1968 to bring several minority groups together to fight for better housing, and employment.
1961 movement designed to test supreme court ruling on interstate bus travel.
Court decision that stated that integration should happen 'with all deliberate speed.'
Year lyncing of Emmett Till occurred.
Name of southern laws that prevented integration and voting.
Year Malcolm X was assassinated
1956 case won by NAACP - that made segregation on busses illegal.
University integrated by James Meredith.
1963 campaign the led to police violence (use of police dogs and firehoses).

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