Main Idea: African and Mexican Americans won important Civil Rights in the 1950s and 1960s



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2) live in white neighborhoods

3) sit where they wished on buses and trains

4) serve on police forces



Mexican Texans - Timeline


      • 1921, Mexican Americans organized the Orden Hijos de America ( Order of Sons of America ) to fight for Civil Rights

      • 1927, this group helped place Mexicans on juries in Nueces County for the 1st time

      • 1948, Dr. Hector Garcia and many Mexican Americans founded the G.I. Forum

      • This group protested against a whites-only funeral home
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