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

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