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

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