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|The _____ amendment outlawed slavery.
|The _____ amendment guaranteed African Americans equal treatment under the law.
|The _____ amendment guaranteed African American men the right to vote.
|The _________ outlawed segregation in public facilities but was overturned by the Supreme Court in 1883.
|Civil Rights Act of 1875
|In _______________ the Court ruled that the principle of “separate but equal” did not violate the Fourteenth Amendment.
|Plessy v. Ferguson
|In ____________________ , the Court ruled that separate schools for whites and blacks was illegal.
|Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka
|_____________was the governor who refused to integrate schools in Arkansas.
|_________ was the governor refused to desegregate the University of Alabama.
|President _________ signed the Civil Rights Act of 1964 into law.
|President __________sent in federal troops to force the integration of Central High School in Little Rock.
|Dwight D. Eisenhower
|_____ was the U.S. Attorney General under John F. Kennedy and later campaigned for the Democratic presidential nomination until he was assassinated in June 1968.
|President _________ was assassinated on November 22, 1963.
|John F. Kennedy
|________ led the team of lawyers in the Brown case and later went on to become the first African American Supreme Court justice.
|______________ was the first African American to attend the University of Mississippi.
|____________ became the first African American woman elected to the House of Representatives.
|_________was arrested for refusing to give up her seat on the bus to a white man.
|_____________was a pastor who was chosen to lead the Montgomery Bus Boycott, gave the famous “I Have a Dream” speech at the March on Washington, and won the Nobel Peace Prize for his civil rights efforts.
|Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
|____________ was an NAACP field secretary who was killed by a white supremacist in June 1963.
|___________ led the Freedom Summer voter project in Mississippi.
|__________ spoke for the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party at the Democratic Convention.
|Fannie Lou Hamer
|_____________studied the teachings of Elijah Muhammad, openly preached that blacks should separate from whites, and called for “armed self-defense."
|_________________________ was a leader of SNCC who later became a Black Panther and voiced the slogan of “Black Power.”
|______________ was an organization of mostly college students who felt that change for African Americans was occurring too slowly and wanted to use more aggressive tactics.
|Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC)
|Dr. King joined with other ministers and civil rights leaders in 1957 to form the ___________.
|Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC)
|__________ was an interracial group founded by James farmer in 1942 to work against segregation in Northern cities and later organized freedom riders in 1961 to challenge segregation in the South.
|Congress of Racial Equality (CORE)
|The _________ was a political party founded in 1966 that fought police brutality in the ghetto and offered a “program for the people.”
|The ___________ is a religious group, popularly known as the Black Muslims, founded by Elijah Muhammad to promote black separatism and the Islamic religion.
|Nation of Islam
|The ______________ prohibited discrimination because of race, religion, national origin, and gender in most employment and public accommodations and created the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
|Civil Rights Act of 1964
|The ___________ eliminated voter literacy tests and enabled federal examiners to register voters.
|Voting Rights Act of 1965
|The ___________banned discrimination in the renting or selling of housing.
|Civil Rights Act of 1968
|The _____________ was a protest strategy to force integration at white-only lunch counters.
|____________were civil rights activists who rode buses through the south in the early 1960s to challenge segregation
|________________________ was the SNCC project to register African American voters in Mississippi.
|The SCLC started a black voter registration campaign in ____________ in 1965 that resulted in a 50-mile march to Montgomery.
|________ were laws aimed at separating the races.
|___________ is segregation that exists by practice and custom.
|De facto segregation
|______________________ describes the movement of white city dwellers to the suburbs that began after WWII.
|On August 11, 1965, one of the worst race riots in history began in the L.A. neighborhood of ____________ , lasting 6 days, killing 34 people, and causing $30 million in damage.
|_____________ are programs make special efforts to to hire or enroll persons from groups who have suffered from past discrimination.
|______________ is segregation that exists by law.
|De jure segregation