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

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