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United States civil rights leader and political activist who campaigned for equality for Black Americans. (1868-1963) WebDuBois
United States civil rights leader who refused to give up her seat for a white male on a bus. RosaParks
Achieved without bloodshed Nonviolent
An organization founded by James Leonard Farmer in 1942 to work for racial equality Core
A form of civil disobedience in which demonstrates occupy seats and refuse to move Sitin
Militant civil rights leader. (1925-1965) MalcomX
An American whose ancestors were born in Africa. AfricanAmerican
Discriminatory or abusive behavior towards members of another race. RacialDiscrimination
A city of north central North Carolina Greensboro
Refusal to have commercial dealings with some organization Boycott
A town in central Alabama on the Alabama river Selma
Large genus of erect or climbing prickly shrubs including roses. Rosa

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U.S. History: Civil Rights Movement Crossword

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arrested for refusing to give up her seat on a bus Rosa Parks
first black justice on the Supreme Court Thurgood Marshall
student non-violent coordinating committee SNCC
formed to use activism and non-violent protest to bring an end to segregation SCLC
law designed to help end formal and informal barriers to African American suffrage (1965) Voting Rights Act
made racial, religious, and sex discrimination by employers illegal (1964) Civil Rights Act
rode on interstate buses into the segregated southern U.S. to test the ruling of unsegregated public places Freedom Riders
overturned Plessy v. Ferguson Brown v Board
boycott of city buses led by Dr. MLK Montgomery Bus Boycott
segregation imposed by law de jure
segregation resulting from economic or social conditions or personal choice de facto
state level legal codes of segregation, such as literacy tests and poll taxes Jim Crow Laws
led black community to peaceful nonviolence protests against the injustices they faced MLK
association founded in 1909 to work for racial equality NAACP
activist in civil rights; leader of SNCC Stokely Carmichael
1963 demonstration in which more than 200,000 people rallied for economic equality and civil rights March on Washington
organization of militant African Americans founded in 1966 Black Panthers
social movement in the U.S. in which people organized to demand equal rights for African Americans and other minorities Civil Rights Movement
required citizens of a state to pay a special tax in order to vote poll taxes
first black major league baseball player Jackie Robinson
Arkansas governor Orval Faubus called the National Guard to keep black students from enrolling in Little Rock's Central High School; President Eisenhower sent the Army to force integration for the students Little Rock Nine
organized the United Farm Workers Cesar Chavez

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Civil Rights Crossword Puzzle

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State level legal codes of segregation, such as literacy requirements and poll taxes Jim Crow Laws
In 1955, after Rosa Parks was arrested for refusing to give up her seat on a city bus, Dr. Martin L. King led a boycott of city busses. After 11 months the Supreme Court ruled that segregation of public transportation was illegal. Montgomery Bus Boycott
a 1896 Supreme Court decision which legalized state ordered segregation so long as the facilities for blacks and whites were equal Plessy v. Ferguson
Nonviolent protests in which a person sits and refuses to leave Sit-in
The prejudice that members of one race are superior to members of other races racism
1955 a 14 year old black boy said "Bye, Baby" to a white woman in Mississippi. In response, he was brutally murdered Emmett Till
The intermixing of people or groups previously segregated Integration
the students were initially prevented from entering the racially segregated school by Arkansas Governor Orval Faubus The little Rock Crisis
United States civil rights leader whose college registration caused riots in traditionally segregated Mississippi (born in 1933) James Meredith
American civil rights lawyer, first black justice on the Supreme Court of the United States. Marshall was a tireless advocate for the rights of minorities and the poor Thurgood Marshall
Refused to give up her seat to a white passenger. After she was jailed, the Montgomery bus boycott was organized Rosa Parks
U.S. Baptist minister and civil rights leader. A noted orator, he opposed discrimination against blacks by organizing nonviolent resistance and peaceful mass demonstrations. He was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee. Nobel Peace Prize (1964) Martin Luther King Jr
An organization founded by James Leonard Farmer in 1942 to work for racial equality CORE
Southern Christian Leadership Conference, churches link together to inform blacks about changes in the Civil Rights Movement, led by MLK Jr., was a success SCLC
the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, an organization founded on February 12, 1909, that works to obtain equal rights for all Americans NAACP
to end the separation of two groups of people, or to free of laws or practices that have maintained this separation, in an area or facility desegregate
biasedly treating one person or one group differently from others based on something other than merit discrimination
preconceived opinion that is not based on reason or actual experience prejudice
President Mandated desegregation of the interstate system John F. Kennedy
incident in which nine African-American students were prevented from attending Little Rock Central High in 1957 during the Civil Rights Movement Little rock nine
The amendment that ended slavery 13th
Southern laws designed to restrict the rights of the newly freed black slaves Black codes
was an African-American revolutionary organization established to promote Black Power, and by extension self-defense (using arms) for blacks. It was active in the United States from the mid-1960s into the 1970s The Black Panthers
It outlawed taxing voters, i.e. poll taxes, at presidential or congressional elections, as an effort to remove barriers to Black voters 14th amendment
segregation by custom de facto
a key leader in India's struggle for independence, inspired MLK to give speaches in blacks civil rights and encourage them to remain nonviolent Ghandi

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The Civil Rights Movement Crossword

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A law that Established a Federal Civil Rights Commission. Civil Rights Act Of 1957
An African American semstress who would Not give up her seat on a bus to a white person Rosa Parks
A leading figure when it comes to Civil Rights (Chief Justice) Earl Warren
A baptist minister who helped lead the Civil Rights Movement Martin Luther King Jr
A movement of young Civil Rights activist founded in 1960 SNCC
A protest between blacks and whites to ban segregation on the interstate busses Freedom Ride
Over 200,000 people rallied for Economic Equality and Civil Rightd because of Discrimination March on Washington
Discrimination was outlawed in public places and for enployment Civil Rights Act of 1964
Try to register African American voters in Mississippi Freedom Summer
A religious organization that advocated seperation of the race held by African Americans Nation of Islam
A movement that urged African Americans to use collective political and economic power to gain equal power Black Power
An organization of militant that African Americans were found in Black Panthers

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The Civil Rights Movement Crossword

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To refuse to buy from a company. boycott
The rights of all individuals to participate equally in their communities civil rights
integrating black people and white people into the same facility,school, or place of business desegregation
Laws that enforced the separation of black and white people Jim Crow Laws
referred to as KKK, a extremely racist group that believes in supremacy of white people over others Ku Klux Klan
An international prized awarded each year in chemistry, physics; physics,economics,medicine and peace promotion Nobel prize
An African American woman known for refusing to give her seat on the bus to a white man. Rosa Parks
The belief that people of one skin color are better than people of another skin color Racism
The practice of separating blacks and whites. segregation
A common and effective way to challenge segregationist businesses Sit-in
A law that the court system decides violates the rules and procedures of the consitution unconstitutional
An Afican American man who is known for fighting for equal school systems for black kids in Brown vns board of education Thurgood Marshall
One of the greatest leaders in the civil rights movement known for encouraging peaceful protests. Martin Luther king jr
The name of Martin Luther King JR's popular speech dealing with unequal black treatment I Have a Dream
A time when African Americans fought for equality through mainly peaceful protests Civil rights movement

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Rosa Parks Crossword Puzzle

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Refused to give up her seat on a bus to a white person. RosaParks
One of the most successful mass movements against racial segregation. (3 words) MontgomeryBusBoycott
Civil RIghts organization founded in 1909 to fight prejudice, lynching, and Jom Crow segregation; acronym for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.) NAACP
State where Rosa Parks was born. Alabama
City where Rosa Parks died. Detroit
Law that required racial segregation. (3 words) JimCrowLaws
Enforced separation of different racial groups in a country, community, or establishment. Segregation
Refusal to comply with certain laws as a peaceful from of protest. (2 words) CivilDisobedience
American Baptist minister, activist, humanitarian, and leader in the African American Civil Rights Movement. (3 words) MartinLutherKing
Elimination of racial segregation. Desegregation
Percent of African Americans that had a high school diploma in 1933. Seven
Rosa Parks' father's occupation. Carpenter
Rosa Parks had an issue with her teacher at Miss White's Industrial School for Girls because she was __________. White
Literacy test of United States history and government used as a qualification for voting in federal elections. (2 words) Citizenshiptest
Rosa Parks' mother's occupation. Teacher
Key word on the moveable sign used to reserve sections for whites on buses during the era of segregation. Colored
State in which the Montgomery Bus Boycott took place. Alabama
Time in history where equal treatment for all, especially African Americans, was strived for. (3 words) CivilRightsMovement

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Black History Month Crossword

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The first African American female millionaire Sarah Rector
11 time world champion at the Olympic Games Usain Bolt
First African American MLB player Jackie Robinson
One of the first African American NFL players in the league Jim Brown
"King of Pop" Michael Jackson
Civil rights leader known for not giving up her seat in Birmingham, Alabama Rosa Parks
Famous rapper and clothing line franchisee Kanye West
Former First Lady of the US; graduated from Harvard University Michelle Obama
Two time democratic presidential candidate; founded PUSH Jesse Jackson
Successful t.v. Hostess, producer, and media proprietor Oprah Winfrey
NBA player who is a 3 time NBA championship holder Lebron James
Former POTUS from 2008-2016 Batak Obama
Appointed national spokes person for the Nation of Islam Malcom X
One of the most famous and influential African American poets and writers Maya Angelou
President of freedoms bank Frederick Douglass
Founded the NAACP; African American sociologists who attended Harvard WEB DuBois
Famous boxer who won the WBA, WBC, and lineal heavyweight title Muhammad Ali
Most remembered player from the Chicago bulls Scottie Pippen
First African American to receive his PhD Edward A. Bouchet
Successful singer and songwriter; was a part of new edition Bobby Brown

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Civil Rights Movement Crossword

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I have a dream Martin Luther King Jr.
Refused to give her seat to a white passenger Rosa Parks
One of the Little Rock Nine Elizabeth Eckerd
A route to desegregate the south Freedom Riders
Martin Luther King Jr assisted in a peaceful event Montgomery Bus Boycott
A fourteen year old boy lynched for reportably flirting with a white woman Emmet Till
Fought for the peace movement but shared different beliefs than MLK Malcom X
Group that were against equality for African Americans Klu Klux Klan
Legislation in the United States that forbid extreme acts against the segregation of African Americans and women Civil Rights Act
Large groups of young activists that fought for non-segregation in public areas Sit Ins
What was the resolution that condemed the 1954 Supreme Court decision in Brown v. Board of Education Southern Manifesto

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Jim Crow Era Vocabulary Crossword

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To leave or withdraw from the nation. Sucession
Fair treatment from the normal judicial system. due proccess
The proclamation President Lincoln made to start the abolishing of slavery. emancipation
The period after the Civil War where the country "rebuilt" itself. reconstruction
protections for all U.S. citizens to have the same rights and privileges equal protection
To separate the people into white and colored people. segregation
To formally put an end to a system or practice abolish
Laws against African American rights Jim Crow
A system of agriculture which a landowner allows a tenant to use the land in return for a share of the crops produced on their portion of land. sharecropping
A secret society that focuses on white supremacy and terrorized groups of people. Klu Klux Klan
Influential African American social reformer. Frederick Douglass
African American educator who was influential in the teaching community Booker T Washington
Court case that upheld segregation laws Plessy vs Ferguson
United States civil rights leader and political activist who campaigned for equality for Black Americans (1868-1963) Web Dubois
School that Booker T. Washington taught at. Tuskegee
To kill someone by hanging for an alleged offense with or without a legal trial lynching
Republican President who was against slavery Abraham Lincoln

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Black History Month Crossword

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Someone who had a dream Martin Luther King Jr
Opposite of north South
Got arrested for refusing to surrender her bus seat Rosa Parks
Separating blacks from whites Segregation
human rights activist and an American Muslim minister Malcolm X
Founder of Black Panther party Huey P Newton
The first African American to earn a PH.D from Harvard WEB Du Bois
The first black athlete to play major league baseball Jackie Robinson
War between the North and South Civil War
Led hundreds of enslaved people to freedom through underground railroad Harriet Tubman
A new political party that emerged during the 1848 presidential election whose goal was to keep slavery out of the western territories Free soil party
First state to leave the Union in 1860 South Carolina

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African American who lead the Selma to Montgomery march King
16 president of the U.S Abraham Lincoln
African American who was arrested for not getting off the bus Parks
Right to vote that can't be denied 15 amendment
To be treated like everyone else Equality
Act of making a strong public expression or disagreement Protest
Anti-Black Laws Jim Crow Laws
March in Selma January 22, 1905 that caused a lot of deaths Bloody Sunday
Chemical weapon causing skin irritation, vomiting, and pain Tear Gas
express and objection to what someone has said or done Boycott
A law passed at the time of the civil rights movement Voting Rights
The enforced separation of different racial groups in a country community or establishment Segregation
The action or process of integrating Integration
Eliminated literacy test that had stop African Americans from voting Voting Rights Act of 1965
Can not be taken away or denied Unalienable Rights

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