Civil Rights Events 1945-68

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

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