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the women who began the protest Rosa Parks
First African American to attend an all white school rubybridges
a peaceful protest boycott
the separation of people segregation
started by Mary White Ovington NAACP
laws in times of segregation Jimcrow
Phillip Randolph, Ruby Bridges , Mary White, Ovington Activist
not in accordance with a constitution Unconstitutional
a prominent member philiprandolph
court case that ended education of segregation brownvsboard

Ruby Bridges Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

A little girl who stood up to segregation by attending an all white school. RubyBridges
The only teacher who agreed to teach Ruby Bridges at William Franz School. MrsHenry
Ruby Bridges' husband. MalcolmHall
An organization established by Ruby that promotes tolerance, respect, and appreciation of all differences. RubyBridgesFoundation
An award Ruby Bridges received showing her courage and commitment to equal education rights. PresidentialCitizen'sAward
She was the first African-American to attend an all white school in the ______. South
There was _____ student(s) in Ruby Bridges' class. one
A previously all white school that Ruby Bridges attended. WilliamFranzSchool
Ruby was escorted by ______ on her first day of school. FederalMarshalls
Ruby Bridges was born in _______, Mississippi. Tylertown

Civil Rights Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

U.S. History: Civil Rights Movement Crossword

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Crossword
Description

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

Rosa Parks Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Ending Segregation Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

seperation of two races segregagation
civil rights activist and priest Martin Luther KIng
would not give up her seat for a white person Rosa parks
war between north and south because of slavery Civil war
place in Alabama in which many violent acts occured Birmingham
the year segregation ended in schools 1964
the year segregation ended completly 1968
an act of voluntarily abstaing from using or buying Boycott
boycott from montgomery buses montgomery boycott
famous speech by MLk I have a Dream
nonviolent acts protest
First black child to go to a white school Ruby bridges
MLK's wife Coreetta Scott King
Novel focused around segregation in Mississippi Mississippi trials
Ended segregation; passed by Supreme Court Civil rights act
State of being equal Equality
State of being free Freedom
Act or process of integrating Integration
Mayor of Birmingham, Alabama during this Time period Bull Conner
An American post-civil war secret society Klu klux klan

Hidden Figures Word Search

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mathematicians
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Rosa Parks Word Search

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Description

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Pine Level
medal of freedom
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Civil Rights Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Civil Rights Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

The Civil Rights Movement Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

to forbid or to prevent by law prohibit
to abstain from buying or using products boycott
to separate by group, race, religion segregation
to hold out against, to give in without resistance endure
to eliminate or get rid of racial segregation desegregation
to refrain from, strive against, or oppose resistance
to challenge the power, resist boldly defy
a small group or part of society minority
a person that fights for the rights of others activist
to bring together or combine integrate
to break a law violation
a demonstration to go against something or show disapproval protest
the condition of having little to no money, or means of support poverty
forbidden by law illegal
equal or fair rights civil rights
the month of Dr. MLK's birthday January
city where Dr. MLK was killed Memphis
the number of children Dr. MLK had four
the month Dr. MLK died April
an organization that fought for the rights of African Americans NAACP
The city where Dr. MLK was from Atlanta
the type of protest that Dr. MLK believed in nonviolent
the name of Dr. MLK's wife Coretta
refused to give up her seat on a bus Rosa Parks
city where Dr. MLK got his first preaching job Montgomery