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African Americans
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Strike
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Linda Brown
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Separate but equal
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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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Civil Rights Movement Crossword

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The woman who triggered the Montgomery Bus Boycott Rosa Parks
The first African American to attend Ole Miss James Meredith
The national speaker of the Civil Rights Movement Martin Luther King Jr
The NAACP lawyer for Brown v Board Thurgood Marshall
The first African American to play in the MLB Jackie Robinson
The man who killed MLK Jr James Earl Ray
The sole graduate of the Little Rock Nine group Ernest Green
The father of the girl in Brown v Board court case Oliver Brown
March 7, 1965 Bloody Sunday
The court case that upheld "separate but equal" law Plessy v Ferguson
Most well known Civil Rights group NAACP
The event at which MLK gave his "I Have A Dream" speech March on Washington
The boy who was murdered for "flirting" at a white girl Emmitt Till
where the 16th Street church bombing took place Birmingham
What act was passed on July 2, 1964 Civil Rights Act

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Civil Rights Crossword

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Breaking down of racial separation Desegregation
Congress of Racial Equality CORE
A black woman who refused to move to the back of the bus Rosa Parks
President Eisenhower sends troops to this high school Little Rock
Rosa didn't move to the back of the bus in Montgomery Alabama
Four black college students began _____ at lunch Sit ins
"I have a dream..." Martin Luther King Jr
The speech delivered to hundreds at the March on Washington
Black men and women walked fifty-four miles which created the Bloody Sunday
African American Civil Rights SCLC
Who was the first African American to graduate from Little Rock High School? Ernst Green
In the University of Mississippi _____, the first black man to attend James Meredith
Emmett Till was from Chicago
Who was killed after trying to protect his mother and grandfather? Jimmie Lee Jackson
Who was chosen to lead the Montgomery Bus Boycott MLKJR
/Michael Schwerner, James Chaney, and Andrew Goodman's deaths brought National Attention
Former NAACP worker Thurgood Marshall
Crime committed because of a persons race, religion, or sex Hate Crime
Little Rock nine got put into school because of this movement NAACP
Activists who rode on a bus that were segregated Freedom Riders
A committee that included many different Civil rights movements founded by the SCLC SNCC
Girl who was expelled before her first class at U of A Autherine Lucy
Killing someone without giving them a legal trial Lynching
Providing equal pay to everyone no matter their race or gender Pay Equity
Separating certain races from every other race Segregation
A racist group KKK
Thinking or believing that one race is better than the rest Racism
Law separating blacks from whites Jim Crow
The act or practice rather than the category of an individual Discrimination
Supreme Court saying that schools cannot segregate Brown v Board

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Civil Rights Movement Word Search

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passive resistance
organized protests
montgomery bus boycott
Plessy v Ferguson
segregation
Jim Crow
Brown v Board of Education
Little Rock Nine
Freedom Riders
Marches
Sit In
Voting Rights Act
Civil Rights Act
Rosa Parks
Martin Luther King Jr.

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Landmark Supreme Court Cases Word Search

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interrogation
double jeopardy
privilege
executive
john marshall
judicial review
counsel
in re gault
marshall
thurgood
equal protection clause
nixon
gore
bush
due process
board of education
brown
ferguson
plessy
segregation
confession
madison
marbury
heller
kuhlmeier
hazelwood
des moines
tinker
Miranda
Wainwright
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Civil Rights Movement Crossword

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court case that has to do with "seperate but equal" Plessy v Ferguson
Students wore black wristbands to protest discrimination Sweatt V Painter
was instrumental in ending legal segregation and became the first African-American justice of the Supreme Court. Thurgood Marshall
state and local laws enforcing racial segregation in the Southern United States Jim Crow Laws
federal law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in any federally funded education program or activity Title lX
aimed at abolishing wage disparity based on sex Equal Pay Act
ended segregation in public places and banned employment discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex or national origin Civil Rights Act
Laws that prohibit discrimination in the work place Equal Employment
Student could not get into UT because he was Black Brown v Board
admission policies that provide equal access to education for those groups that have been historically excluded Affirmative Action
prohibits any poll tax in elections for federal officials. 24th Amendment
case against abortion Roe v Wade
challenged segregation in Orange County, California Mendez v Westminister
made the segregation of children of Mexican descent in Texas illegal Delgado v Bastrop
the first and only Mexican-American civil-rights case heard and decided by the United States Supreme Court during the post-World War II period Hernandez v Texas
Court ruled that members of both houses of a state legislature must be chosen from districts approximately equal in population. White v Regester
concerning public school finances Edgewood v Kirby

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bill of rights and first amendment Crossword

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1st amendment right speech
1st amendment right press
1st amendment right petition
1st amendment right, petition
1st amendment right religion
Government may not establish a religion establishment clause
this amendment forbids search and seizure without a warrant forth
to tell on yourself incriminate
the 6th amendment says you need an _____ attorney
the 8th amendment says no cruel and unusual ____ punishment
according to the 14th amendment anyone born in US is_____ citizen
No state can take away your right to _____ vote
This court case resulted in separate but equal Plessy v ferguson
this court case stopped segregation Brown v board of education
Tinker v Des Moines guaranteed students free______ speech
to believe a crime may have been committed probable cause
when everyone agrees unanimous
The highest court in the US Supreme
In Miranda v Arizona, you have to be told your ______when arrested rights

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Plessy v. Ferguson Crossword

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What was the official act that Plessy commited? Civil Disobedience
Who was the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court? Melville Fuller
What was Plessy's legal status as an African American? (ex. Mulatto, Quadroon, etc.) Octoroon
Who was the judge that Plessy took to a higher court to appeal his ruling? John Ferguson
Name of African American that was arrested for sitting in the "whites only" section of a Louisiana train car? Homer Plessy
Which Justice wrote the majority opinion? Henry Brown
Who was the justice that wrote the dissenting opinion? John Harlan
What policy was Plessy fighting? Racial Segregation
What day was the case decided at the Supreme Court? May Eighteenth Eighteen Ninety Six
What case overturned the precedents set in Plessy? Brown v Board of Education

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Thurgood Marshall Crossword

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What city was Thurgood Marshall born? Baltimore
What was Marshall's original first name? Thoroughgood
Thurgood attended what University? Lincoln
The abbreviation for the organization that Thurgood joined for the National Association for the Advancement for Colored People NAACP
What president nominated Marshall to the Supreme Court? Johnson
What high school did Marshall attend? Frederick Douglass
What did Thurgood Marshall study in college? law
What court did Marshall was nominated to? Supreme
Marshall's most famous case was Brown v. ......... Board of Education
Thurgood was the leader of the Legal........ Defense Fund

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