Freedom Rides

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  • Created on: 21-05-13 22:46
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  • Freedom Rides 1961
    • Cause
      • Bonyton vs Virginia 1960
        • Testing to see if Supreme Court rulings did work
      • Deep Rooted racism
    • Participants
      • NAACP
      • SCLC
      • SNCC
      • CORE
        • Stated it was mostly idea
      • KKK
        • Burned and attacked buses and riders
      • Robert Kennedy
        • Kept putting pressure on Supreme Court
      • King wasn't on the buses
        • Would have been arrested
      • Kennedy
        • Lack of federal protection
        • Critical as it showed America's domestic problems
    • Significance
      • All organisations came together
      • Gaining media attention for the cause
      • Inspire and impressed other to join the movement

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