Executive Order 9981
equality for all races, religions, or national Origins in the armed services
President Harry s. truman
the third party in the 1948 election in response to truman's support of civil rights
a response to the supreme court order to intergrate schools with deliberate speed.
Brown v. board of education
the 1954 landmark case that ruled that segragation in the public school was unconsititutional and violated the 14th amendment.
De Facto Segregation
separation of racial groups not by law but fact
De Jure Segregation
Separation of racial groups by law
sparked the bus boycott and the civil rights movement in Montgomery Alabama in 1955 because she refused to give up her seat to a white man.
Mongomerty inprovement Association
Organized to run the bus boycott and presided over by Martin luther king. Jr.
Little Rock Nine
African American students who intergrated central high school in 1957
Nonviolent passive resistance
A protest strategy where resistance to unjust laws or government is undertaken in a nonviolent public way.
Civil Rights Act 1957
Federal legislation intended to protect voting rights for african americans and established the commission on civil rights.
Civil Rights Act 1964
the landmark legislation that outlawed discrmination in most public employment opportunity commission as a permanent agency.
Civil Rights Act 1968
Civil Rights, Kennedy and Lyndon Johnson