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US History FInal 3Q

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The first American to orbit the Earth Alan Shephard
Allegedly assasinated President John F Kennedy in Dallas Texas on November 22, 1963 Lee Harvey Oswald
Leader of China's communists who became the leader in 1949 Mao Tse tung
Young black boy from Chicago who was beat to death for saying "bye baby" to a young white woman in Money, Mississippi Emmett Till
Said "In Alabama, I say, segregation now! Segregation tomorrow! Segregation Forever!" George Wallace
Black lawyer who defended Linda Brown and became a hero when he won the case; he also was the first black appointed to the Supreme Court. Thurgood Marshall
Said the following "...the state of Alabama will be transformed into a situation where black boys and black girls will be able to join hands with white boys and white girls and walk together as brothers and sisters." Martin Luther King Jr.
Former secretary of the NAACP who refused to give up her seat on a Montgomery bus launching a new era in civil rights in the south Rosa Parks
Black Muslim leader who early on called for a sperate black nation and the need for self-defense Malcom X
Was charged, convicted, and executed for selling atomic secrets to the Soviet Union The Rosenbergs
Leader of the Chinese Nationalists who was supported the U.S. Chiang Kai-shek
Created by: PLHShistory