Civil Rights Events 1945-68

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

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