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Civil Rights: Bus and School Desegregation Review US History

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b. Emit Till

c. Little Rock 9

d. Linda Brown

e. Claudette Colvin

f. Little Rock, Arkansas

g. Orval Fabous

h. Brown Vs. Board of Education

i. Montgomery Bus Boycotts

j. Thurgood Marshall

k. Greensboro Sit-ins

l. Mississippi

m. Rose Parks

n. James Meredith

o. Freedom Rides (Riders)

p. Send in 101st airborne division

q. Soul Force

r. Mississippi Freedom Summer

s. Medgar Evers

t. Authorine Lucy

u. Bull Connor

v. Eisenhower

w. Children’s March

x. John F. Kennedy

y. Martin Luther King Jr.

z. Stockely Carmichael

aa. Black Panther Party

bb. Malcolm X

cc. Selma

dd. Governor George Wallace

1. ______________________________ Alabama’s greatest resistance. Governor promised to have “segregation forever. Which resulted in a March led by SLCC from this location to Birmingham. As a result the Voting Rights Act was passed- which ended the literacy tests

2. ______________________________ Governor of Alabama that promised segregation forever. Resisted the Selma Campaign

3. ______________________________ Voter registration project to held in the summer to help AA’s get voting rights

4. ______________________________ Son of a Baptist Minister, Taught blacks to “move back to Africa”, He turned to Crime, forming the Nation of Islam. Later he went to Mecca and became peaceful
6. ______________________________Group to use the phrase “black power”. Their goal was to guard against police brutality in the community by whatever means necessary

7. ______________________________ At one time he was the leader of the SNCC; he was the first to use the phrase “Black Power

8. ______________________________ 15 year old girl who refused to give up her seat on a bus; she was arrested. Later Joann Robinson wrote a letter to the governor asking for the driver to enforce desegregation. The Major refused to acknowledge this
9. ______________________________ US President during James Meredith’s admission to ‘Ol Miss
10. ______________________________ Face of the Civil Rights movement. Creator of “I have a dream” speech
11. ______________________________ This person was an NAACP Field Secretary that was murdered by the KKK in Jackson Mississippi

12. ______________________________Young people marched for Civil rights and were arrested and had dogs called on them

13. ______________________________ First African American to be elected to ‘Ol Miss

14. ______________________________ Governor that had dogs attack Children during the Children’s March
16. ______________________________ President During the Little Rock 9 Crisis

17. ______________________________ First African American to be admitted to the University of Alabama
18. ______________________________Governor of Little Rock Arkansas, he disobeyed Eisenhower’s orders to allow blacks to enter the school by sending in the Arkansas National Guard.
19. ______________________________ tested the Interstate Commerce Commission and court barring segregation in interstate transportation. They took busses from Washington DC to Mississippi

20. ______________________________ this took place in Alabama, blacks stopped using busses for 381 days. This eventually proved African Americans could unite and have full successful protests

21. ______________________________ Group whose original goal was to stop / help lynching and other atrocities against blanks

22. ______________________________ Dr. King’s group that helped him practice non-violent resistance

23. ______________________________ Eisenhower’s reaction / what he did when governor Fabous refused to allow the Little Rock 9 to enter school.

24. ______________________________ Seamstress and NAACP officer, she took the seat in white section on the bus and refused to give up her seat. She was arrested

25. ______________________________ State where Emit Till was murdered

26. ____________________________ Girl whose father sued the State of Kansas so she could attend a White School. After this Court Case segregation was declared illegal

27. ______________________________ Lawyer for the Civil Rights movement

28. ______________________________ four blacks sat at a lunch counter protesting black-white lunch counter sit-ins. They were met with violence

29. ______________________________ This child was from Chicago, he went to Mississippi to visit his family. When he was there he mocked a white , woman – which he was later killed for

30. ______________________________ City where the Little Rock 9 attended school

31. ______________________________1954 Court Case That declared Segregation illegal

32. ______________________________ black students were chosen to attend a specific schools based on their attendance and grades. They were met with violent resistance

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