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Civil Rights Timeline

CIVIL RIGHTS TIMELINE HIGHLIGHTING SIGNIFICANT EVENTSIN UNITED STATES HISTORY THAT ADVANCED CIVIL RIGHTS The Missouri Compromise is «1820 created so that the United States is made up of 12 free states and 12 slave states. 1861> The Southern states secede from the Union. The Civil War begins. «1863 President Abraham Lincoln issues the Emancipation Proclamation, freeing all slaves in the rebelling states. Abrahen Lineo THE CIVIL WAR ENDS. 1865 > WARISOVER The 13th Amendment is passed, abolishing slavery and involuntary servitude. The 14th Amendment is passed. «1868 Equal protection is guaranteed and promised to all persons under the law. The 15th Amendment is passed. No states may deny voting rights based on race, color or previous condition of servitude. 1870 > The Supreme Court approves the doctrine of 'separate but equal.' «1896 1954 > The landmark Supreme Court Case, Brown vs. The Board of Education leads to a ban of segregation in schools. « 1954 Rosa Parks is arrested for refusing to give up her seat on the bus to a white person, leading to the Montgomery Bus Boycott. 7053 1963 > Martin Luther King Jr. delivers his 'I Have a Dream' speech during the March on Washington. I have a DREAM! VOTED The Voting Rights Act passes. « 1965 1976 > Black History Month is established as February. The Supreme Court rules that race can be considered as く 2003 one of many factors in college admissions. Sources: http://www.cnn.com/2006/EDUCATION/01/31/ extra.civil.rights.timeline/ USAONRACE http://www.history.com/topics/civil-rights- movement Your #1 Source For Race Related News http://www.usaonrace.com/eyes-enterprise/ diversity-its-truest-sense-inclusiong-all-goes- beyond-race-gender

Civil Rights Timeline

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Highlights some of the most notable events in American History where great strides and victories were made for civil rights and equality for all people. This infographic is intended for educational or...

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