Civil Rights Timeline Activity



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Civil Rights Timeline Activity
1865 – 13th Amendment

1896 – Plessey v. Ferguson

1948 – Truman desegregates the military

1954 – Brown v. Board of Ed.

1955 – Rosa Parks / Montgomery Bus Boycott

1957 – Little Rock Crisis

1960 – Sit-in Movement

1961 – Freedom Riders

1962 – James Meredith and Ole Miss

1963 – Letter From a Birmingham Jail

1963 – March on Washington / “I Have a Dream” Speech

1964 – Freedom Summer

1964 – Civil Rights Act of 1964

1965 – Selma March

1965 – Voting Rights Act

1968 – Assassinations of MLK and RFK


You will be responsible on a quiz to be familiar with all of the above important events of the Civil Rights Movement. Your assignment for today is to write an identification for 5 of these events and to choose the event that you think was the most important. You can use the American Heritage Encyclopedia of American History or the green textbooks in the classroom. Write a one page position paper explaining why the event you have chosen was the most important event of the movement. This is a 20 point assignment.
Civil Rights Timeline Activity
1865 – 13th Amendment

1896 – Plessey v. Ferguson

1948 – Truman desegregates the military

1954 – Brown v. Board of Ed.

1955 – Rosa Parks / Montgomery Bus Boycott

1957 – Little Rock Crisis

1960 – Sit-in Movement

1961 – Freedom Riders

1962 – James Meredith and Ole Miss

1963 – Letter From a Birmingham Jail

1963 – March on Washington / “I Have a Dream” Speech

1964 – Freedom Summer

1964 – Civil Rights Act of 1964

1965 – Selma March

1965 – Voting Rights Act

1968 – Assassinations of MLK and RFK


You will be responsible on a quiz to be familiar with all of the above important events of the Civil Rights Movement. Your assignment for today is to write an identification for 5 of these events and to choose the event that you think was the most important. You can use the American Heritage Encyclopedia of American History or the green textbooks in the classroom. Write a one page position paper explaining why the event you have chosen was the most important event of the movement. This is a 20 point assignment.


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