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Contents
General/ Summary Notes:
Events:
Legislation
Reasons why the Movement came About
Quotes:
Timeline of events:




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General/ Summary Notes:

IMPROVEMENTS BY 45? (Summary of 1870's - 1940's).

Yes:
13th amendment = slavery made illegal.
14th amendment = Gain citizenship rights, regardless of race.
15th amendment = Right to vote for all, regardless of race.
Homestead Act = right to own property, regardless of…

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Sweatt v. Painter 50 = Uni's ordered to accept Black student. Little impact.
Brown v. Board of education of Topeska 54 = overruled P. v. F. ordered desegregation of
schools.
Brown II = Desegregation of schools must occur with "all deliberate speed". Still no impact.

No:
White…

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Civil Rights Act 64 = recognised gov's role to protect 14th/15th amendments (Equal
treatment and voting).
Selma Campaign 65 = increase voter registration. (Many other campaigns were like this).

CR'S DEMISE 65+
Yes:
Moynihan Report = claimed B's are responsible for their Ec. position. gov. were trying…

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ALWAYS MENTION:
As a No to Improvements:
Soc./Ec. inequalities remained.
2nd class citizens.
Many changes were not de jure.
White Backlash was common.



In all essays:
Public attitude in the USA. (40's= racist as the norm, 50's = more sympathetic and
media-influenced, 60's = annoyed with B.…

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Events:

Montgomery Bus boycott
Sparked by Rosa Parks, Dec 1 1955
Martin Luther King spoke to motivate people in Montgomery during her protest
MLK was involved
Montgomery Improvement Association (MIA) used the churches
Gained more than it had intended: elimination of segregation
Used the media effectively

Little…

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The last nonviolent moment
SNCC organised demonstrations
A massacre as 600 headed to Montgomery
Bloody Sunday
Jim Clark attacked brutally
MLK turns back second march
Malcolm X spoke, thanks to the SNCC
LBJ comes to support voting legislation
Results in Voting Rights act of 65
10 years…

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Legislation

Truman
desegregated the military

Ike (Dwight Eisenhower)
Appointed Earl Warren, the liberal, to do his dirty work
CR Act of 57:
Create a federal CR commission,
supreme court CR division
CR act of 60:
Ban interference with federal declarations on school desegregation,
judges can hear complaints…

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