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memphis
january
national holiday
discrimination
peaceful
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sociology
protastant
pastor
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activist
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Civil Rights Crossword

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Laws that segregated African Americans Segregation but Equal
Segregation by custom and tradition De facto segregation
something that is built, installed, or established to serve a particular prupose Facility
Major black civil rights activist who was assassinated Martin Luther King Jr
Helped African Americans ride public transportation Montgomery Bus Boycott
An agricultural estate worked by laborers Plantations
Agreeing with standards of proper behavior, good state, or morality Decent
Making s statement based on a personal knowledge or belief Testifying
A person who asks for votes, contributions, or supports to determine public opinion Canvassers
To sit next to or in contract with Adjoining
Unable to cure Incurable
African Americans had to ___________ to vote Register
The president at the time. Then was assassinated for his beliefs JFK
where MLK gave his "I Had a Dream" speech The March on Washington
An attempt to kill a bill by having a group of senators taking turns speaking so that a vote cannot take place Filibuster
A motion that ends debate and calls for an immediate vote Cloture
President after JFK died and major civil rights activist Lyndon B. Johnson
Prejiduce or discrimination against a person because of their beliefs Racism
The mobilization of the political and economic power of African Americans Black Power
Inspirational/key role in the Montgomery Bus Boycott Rosa Parks

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Martin Luther King Jr. Facts Crossword

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Where was MLK born? Atlanta
What was MLK's mother's name? Alberta
Was the youngest person to receive what award? Nobel Peace Prize
How many books did MLK publish from 1958-1968? Five
How many children did MLK have? Four
What was MLK's birth name (first only)? Michael
At what age did MLK enter college? Fifteen
Where was MLK's "I Have a Dream" speech held? Lincoln Memorial
Over 1000 _____ were named after MLK Streets
What month is MLK's birthday in? January
Which president signed a bill declaring MLK day a holiday? Reagan
What was MLK's job? Minister
Was the most visible spokesperson and leader in what movement? Civil Rights Movement
What boycott did MLK help lead with Rosa Parks? Montgomery Bus Boycott

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Black History Month Word Search

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african american
barack obama
boycott
civil rights
desegreation
discrimination
diversity
equality
freedom rides
jim crow
justice
martin luther king jr
nat turner
racism
rosa park
segreation
sit-ins
slaves
sncc
thurgood marshall

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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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Rosa Parks Word Search

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Tuskegee
Pine Level
medal of freedom
jail
courage
leader
naacp
segregation
activist
martin luther king
rights
civil
discrimination
raymond parks
rosa parks
teacher
pioneer
racial
boycott
bus
Montgomery
alabama

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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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Famous African Americans Crossword

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First African American President of the United States. Barack Obama
Famous African American poet, she was also an author and civil rights activist Maya Angelou
Known for his famous "I Have A Dream" speech. Martin Luther King Jr
Known for the Montgomery Bus Boycott. Rosa Parks
Amazing blues singer nicknamed "The Empress of Blues." Bessie Smith
Very talented jazz trumpeter. Louis Armstrong
African American historian, literary critic, filmmaker, and public intellectual. Dr Henry Gates Jr
He wanted equal rights for all African Americans. W E B DuBois
He wanted vocational and educational rights for African Americans, he also founded Tuskegee University. Booker T Washington
He was composer, a pianist, and band leader of a jazz orchestra. Duke Ellington

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civil rights movement Word Search

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protest
peaceful
marshall
boycott
black panthers
literacy test
poll tax
vote
martin luther king jr
kennedy
selmamarch
rosa parks
emmitt till
sit-in
disenfranchising
discrimination
segregation
white
black
civil rights

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Martin Luther King Jr Crossword

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Dr. King was a great ____________. orator
He wanted all laws to be fair
He made many famous speeches
He was a Baptist preacher
He led many for equality, justice and freedom for all people marches
He wanted justice
He lived in Atlanta
He went to many times jail
He won the peace prize in l964. nobel
His wife was named Coretta
He was born the month of January
He led the famous march know as Selma
He believed in _________not violence. peace
He was murder at the Lorraine motel
He rallied for __________rights of Black Americans. voting
Whenever people gathered for a peaceful demonstration many _______broke out. riots
Martin Luther King was ________________in 1968. assassinated
He wanted equal _________for all people. rights
Martin Luther King had four_________________. children
Andrew __________was one of his followers. Young
John ___________was a young man when he joined in the movement for civil rights. Lewis
Martin Luther King was __________ as were many other civil rights workers during this time. murdered
The marchers faced ___________by law enforcement officers during their fight for freedom. abuse
Dr. King died the month of _____________. April
Dr. King and his wife Coretta both attended __________University. Harvard

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Black History Month Word Search

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abolitionist
activist
advocate
apartheid
black panther
boycott
civil rights
cj walker
discrimination
equality
Frederick Douglass
great migration
Harlem Renaissance
Harriet Tubman
injustice
integration
integrity
jim crow
justice
malcolm x
martin luther king jr
Nelson Mandela
oppression
Oprah Winfrey
race riots
Rosa Parks
segregation
sit in movement
slavery
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