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Civil Rights Timeline: Jan. 15, 1929 – Dec. 21, 19

56Jan. 15, 1929 – Dr. King is born – Born on Jan. 15, 1929, in Atlanta, Ga., he was the second of three children of the Rev. Michael (later Martin) and Alberta Williams King. Sept. 1, 1954 – Dr. King becomes pastor – In 1954, King accepted his first pastorate–the Dexter Avenue Baptist Church in […]

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History Of African-American Civil Rights

Racism in the Not So Distant Past Strom Thurmond was a Democrat? George Bush was a strong opposer of black voting rights? Times have certainly changed. Key events in US history; have led to moderate desegregation that encompasses our nation today. One must thoroughly investigate dates, and legislation between 1948 and 1980 to fully comprehend […]

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Civil Disobedience

From the onset of man fighting for freedom or his beliefs, the question has always been whether one person can make a difference using words rather than wars. Philosophically, the concept of civil disobedience would appear to be an ineffective weapon against political injustice; history however has proven it to repeatedly be one of the […]

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Civil diobedience

Not everyone knows what civil disobedience is. Civil is something relating to a community or to a citizen. Disobedience is failure or refusal to obey. Therefore, civil disobedience is citizens failing to obey the law. Not meaning robbery or murder but to protest against something. Speaking your mind when something is not right. For example […]

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Civil Rights Act of 1964

Civil Rights When the Government Stood Up For Civil Rights “All my life I’ve been sick and tired, and now I’m just sick and tired of being sick and tired. No one can honestly say Negroes are satisfied. We’ve only been patient, but how much more patience can we have?” Mrs. Hamer said these words […]

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Events Of The Civil Rights Movement

EVENTS OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT I. Introduction A. Why it began B. What happened II. Emmett Till A. Said “Bye-Baby” to white woman B. White woman brother and husband kill Emmett C. Both men found not guilty of their crimes III. Little Rock Nine A. Gov. Faubus denies entry B. Pres. Eisenhower ordered troops […]

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Civil war

THE CAUSE Americans have always been independent group of people. We just don’t like being told what to do. This is true now as it was in the past, or will be in the future. It all started in the early colonial era (1700) when we really felt ourselves as “Americans”. Before that in the […]

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American Civil Liberties Union

American Civil Liberties Union The American Civil Liberties Union is an organization which takes on the issues of concern to the American public and any violations of their rights, or liberties, including discrimination. I turned to their web site for information regarding their activity. The following information is from the summary of their work in […]

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The Civil war

The Civil War In the United States, the southern states’ economies were mainly based on agriculture, but not any normal kind of agriculture, they were based on the agriculture of slave labor. Slavery was deeply ingrained in the culture, so much that only a war could stop it. This war was a gruesome war, made […]

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The Civil Rights Movement

The civil rights movement was a struggle of African Americans, which took place in the United States in the mid 1950s – late 1960s. The aim of protesters was to receive civil rights equal to those of whites. They fought for overcoming racial discrimination against the black and demanded to reinstate their voting rights. African […]

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