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

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