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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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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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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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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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barack obama
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civil rights
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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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Tuskegee
Pine Level
medal of freedom
jail
courage
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naacp
segregation
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martin luther king
rights
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raymond parks
rosa parks
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vote
martin luther king jr
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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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SCLC
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Riots
Affirmative action
Stokely Carmichael
Black Power
Voting rights
Fannie Lou Hamer
James Meredith
sit ins
Bus Boycott
Martin Luther King Jr
Boycott
Desegregation
Equal Rights
Black Panthers
Rosa parks
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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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