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ECONOMY
HONEST
PUBLIC POLICY
FACULTY MEMBER
BLACK HISTORY MONTH
SECRETARY OF STATE
GEORGE.W.BUSH
STANDFORD UNIVERSITY
AFRICAN AMERICAN
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Famous Firsts Black History Month Crossword

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Who was the first African-American to receive a Nobel Piece Prize for his mediation in Israel? RalphJBunche
Who was the first African-American to be a justice of the Supreme Court? ThurgoodMarshall
Who was the first African-American performer to host a variety TV series? NatKingCole
Who was the first published African-American female poet? PhillisWheatley
Who was the first African-American to play in Major League Baseball in the modern era? JackieRobinson
Who was the first African-American In space? GuionBluford
Who was the first African-American female to be a millionaire and specialized in hair products for black women? MadameCJWalker
Who was the first African-American Senator in the U.S. Congress? HiramRevels
Who was an African-American leader during the late 19th and early 20th centuries and founded Tuskegee University? BookerTWashington
Who was a civil rights activist who became the first African-American to attend the University of Mississippi? JamesMeredith

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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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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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Harlem Renaissance Crossword

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Prominent Harlem poet who married W. E. B. Dubois's daughter CounteeCullen
A benefit of the Harlem Renaissance was that it demonstrated the _______ spirit of a people. indefatigable
A time after the War Between the States when the Southern states were occupied by the U. S. military. Reconstruction
Famous for her "Banana Dance" JosephineBaker
First African American to be admitted to Barnard College; author; anthropologist ZoraNealeHurston
The Harlem Renaissance helped lay the foundation for the _______ ______ ______. CivilRightsMovement
The Harlem poet who wrote "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings." PaulLawrenceDunbar
Plessy vs. Ferguson was a Supreme Court case that upheld __________> segregation
a labor organizer APhillipRandolph
Editor, philosopher, and public intellectual, who wrote The Soul of Black Folks WEBDuBois
Co-wrote the song considered the Black national anthem JamesWeldonJohnson
Believed African American education should be learning about trades like mechanics and plumbing: debated W. E. B. Dubois BookerTWashington
The Harlem ________ bravely fought on the front lines of World War I. Hellfighters
Harlem poet who wrote "The Negro Speaks of Rivers" Langston Hughes
Social gatherings hosted by local women to showcase local artists and raise money to pay household expenses. rentparties
The Harlem Renaissance instilled cultural ________. pride
A vocal improvisation associated with jazz scat
A Harlem poet who wrote "A Dream Deferred" LangstonHughes
An innovative form of music that emerged from Black culture that is considered distinctly American jazz
Actor, singer, athlete, political activist PaulRobeson
What the fifteenth amendment guaranteed African Americans vote
The Harlem Renaissance helped transform Black ________. identity

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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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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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Famous Firsts Crossword

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Became the first African American to play in Major League Baseball in the modern era. Jackie Robinson
Was the Supreme Court's 96th justice and its first African-American justice. Thurgood Marshall
Became the first African American to attend the University of Mississippi. James Meredith
An American singer who first came to prominence as a leading jazz pianist. Nat King Cole
Was the first African American to be so honored in the history of the prize. Ralph J Bunche
Was the first published African-American female poet. Phillis Wheatley
Was the first African American to serve in the U.S. Hiram Revels
Was the first African American to travel in space. Guion Bluford
Was the first black millionairess in America, invented the world's first hair- straightening formula. Madame CJ Walker
Was the first leader of Tuskegee University. Booker T Washington

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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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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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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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