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Can you name the Civil Rights Events 1945-68?

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

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