History - The 1960s

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Describe the Birmingham Freedom march
1963, MLK led a march in Birmingham Alabama to end segregation, 30,000 people did sit-ins, 50 protesters were arrested and treated badly, was all on TV and changed public's views on racists
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Describe the march on Washington
1963, Over 250,000 (50,000 whites) marched to Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC to demand civil rights for all + MLK did his "I have a dream" speech
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Who passed the 3 acts that helped black people and what were they called?
Lyndon Johnson - 1964 Civil rights act, 1965 voting rights act, 1968 civil rights act
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Describe the work of Martin Luther King
Peaceful protests, popular after the Bus Boycott, 1963 "I have a dream" 1964 Nobel Peace Prize, won support + respect from abroad, 1968 assassination
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Describe the work of Malcolm X
Originally a member of the Nation of Islam, better working/living conditions, more aggressive in defence, Black power, appealed to urban black people, assassination 1965
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1963, Over 250,000 (50,000 whites) marched to Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC to demand civil rights for all + MLK did his "I have a dream" speech

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