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Right for citzens 18 or older to vote 24th amendment
actions related to someone facing discrimantion affirmative action
group socialist black men standing up and fighting back black panthers
case involving seperate schools for blacks and whites brownvsboardofeducation
first civil rights legeslation act of 1957
rights that outlaws discrimanation act of 1964
domestic programs in the U.S. great society
only mexican american case heard and sought through hernandezvstexas
federal health insurance medicare
political and religous movment nation of islam
african american lawyers / group fighting prejudice NAACP
seperating somone apart from others segregation
helped african americans vote act of 1965
supreme court when earl warren was chief of justice warren court

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

civil rights and reform in the 1960s Crossword

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Description

Constitution of the United States of America abolished the poll tax for all federal elections 24th amendment
an action or policy favoring those who tend to suffer from discrimination, especially in relation to employment or education; positive discrimination affirmative action
a member of a militant political organization set up in the US in 1966 to fight for black rights. black panthers
landmark United States Supreme Court case in which the Court declared state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students to be unconstitutional. brown v. board of education
primarily a voting rights bill, was the first federal civil rights legislation passed by the United States Congress civil rights act of 1957
A federal law that authorized federal action against segregation in public accommodations, public facilities, and employment. civil rights act of 1964
had several goals, including clean air and water, expanded educational opportunities, and the lessening of poverty and disease in the United States great society
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
health insurance program, administered by the Social Security Administration, that provides health care for the aged medicare
an African American political and religious movement nation of islam
civil rights organization founded in 1909 to fight prejudice, lynching, and Jim Crow segregation, and to work for the betterment of "people of color NAACP
separation or isolation of a race, class, or ethnic group segregation
eliminated various devices, such as literacy tests, that had traditionally been used to restrict voting by black people voting right act of 1965
he period from 1953 to 1969 when Earl Warren served as chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court warren court

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

Civil Rights Movement Crossword

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Description

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

Civil Rights and Reform in the 1960s Crossword

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Description

Declares everyone has the night to vote in any primary for President, or Vice President, or electors, or Senator or Representatives, despite failure to pay any poll tax or other tax 24th Amendment
Actions that eliminate unjust discrimination among applicants Affirmative Action
A political organization founded in 1966 to change police brutality against the African Americans Black Panthers
A case where Supreme Court declared state laws that establish separated public schools for black & white students to be unconstitutional Brown v Board of Education
Legislation to protect African Americans' voting right Civil Rights Act of 1957
Outlaws discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin Civil Rights Act of 1964
A domestic campaign by President Lyndon B. Johnson's administration that instituted federally sponsored social welfare program Great Society
The first and only Mexican - American case about civil-rights heard and decided by the US Supreme Court post WWII Hernandez v. Texas
National health insurance program provided for Americans aged 65 and older. It also provides health insurance to younger people with some disability status as determined by the Social Security Administration, as well as people with end stage renal disease. Medicare
An African American political and religious movement with the saying "Justice or else". Often criticized for being black-supremacists and antisemitic Nation of Islam
Acronym for a association that its mission is to eliminate race-based discrimination to secure the political, educational, social, and economic equality and ensure well-beings of everyone NAACP
The action of separating someone from apart the others, usually known as the act of racial separation on public goods and services in America in the 1960s Segregation
A landmark federal legislation that prohibits racial discrimination in voting by re-enforcing the 15th Amendment Voting Rights Act of 1965
A period when the Chief Justice of The Supreme Court was Earl Warren. It emphasized on protecting and expanding civil rights such as bringing an end to the Jim Crow Act Warren Court
(1890 - 1969) 34th President of America. His administration proposed the Civil Rights Act of 1957 Dwight Eisenhower
(1891 – 1974) The 14th Chief Justice of the Supreme Court from California, he was in office for 16 years. He helped to arrange an unanimous decision in Brown v. Board of Education Earl Warren
(1919 – 1998) was the 15th governor of Alabama. He supported segregation as well as the Jim Crow policies during the Civil Rights movement. Later on renounced his support for segregation in the late 1970s. George Wallace
(1919 – 1972) The first African American to play in Major League Baseball in the modern era Jackie Robinson
(1915 – 2003) was the 75th governor of Georgia. He was segregationist and refused to serve black consumers in his Atlanta restaurant. Lester Maddox
(1925 –1965) was an American Muslim minister and human rights activist. He advocates for black rights, some said he spread racism and violence because of his harsh terms toward White Americans for their crimes against Black Americans. Malcolm X
(1929 – 1968) was an American Baptist minister and activist who was a leader in the civil rights movement from 1954 until his assassination in 1968. He helped organize the 1963 March on Washington, where he delivered his famous "I Have a Dream" speech. Martin Luther King Jr.
(1910 - 1994) was the 36th governor of Arkansas. He opposed integrated schools and wanted to prevent the African-American students' entry to Central High, claiming this action was for the students' own protection. Orval Faubus
(1913 - 2003) was an American activist in the civil rights movement best known for the Montgomery Bus Boycott in opposition to the segregation and Jim Crow laws. The Congress has called her "the first lady of civil rights" and "the mother of the freedom movement" Rosa Parks
(1908 - 1993) was the first African American justice who also served as an Associate Justice of the US Supreme Court before he was nominated for a position of permanent Justice. Thurgood Marshall

Civil Rights movement Crossword

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Description

African American who lead the Selma to Montgomery march King
16 president of the U.S Abraham Lincoln
African American who was arrested for not getting off the bus Parks
Right to vote that can't be denied 15 amendment
To be treated like everyone else Equality
Act of making a strong public expression or disagreement Protest
Anti-Black Laws Jim Crow Laws
March in Selma January 22, 1905 that caused a lot of deaths Bloody Sunday
Chemical weapon causing skin irritation, vomiting, and pain Tear Gas
express and objection to what someone has said or done Boycott
A law passed at the time of the civil rights movement Voting Rights
The enforced separation of different racial groups in a country community or establishment Segregation
The action or process of integrating Integration
Eliminated literacy test that had stop African Americans from voting Voting Rights Act of 1965
Can not be taken away or denied Unalienable Rights

civil rights Crossword

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Description

he federal health insurance program for people who are 65 or older, MEDICARE
the Supreme Court of the United States during the period when Earl Warren served as Chief Justice WARRENCOURT
a civil rights organization founded in 1909 to fight prejudice, lynching, and Jim Crow segregation, and to work for the betterment of "people of color." W. E.B. NAACP
a member of a militant political organization set up in the US in 1966 to fight for black rights. BLACK PANTHERS
the action or state of setting someone or something apart from other people or things or being set apart. SEGREGATION
an organization composed chiefly of African Americans, advocating the teachings of Islam and originally favoring the separation of black and white racial groups in the United States nation of islam
a domestic program in the administration of President Lyndon B. Johnson that instituted federally sponsored social welfare programs great society
was a landmark case, "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." hernandezvs texas
the Constitution of the United States of America abolished the poll tax for all federal elections 24 amendment
an action or policy favoring those who tend to suffer from discrimination, especially in relation to employment or education; positive discrimination. affirmative action
was a landmark United States Supreme Court case in which the Court declared state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students to be unconstitutional brownvsboard
primarily a voting rights bill, was the first federal civil rights legislation passed by the United States Congress since the Civil Rights Act of 1875 civilrightsactof1957
a landmark civil rights and US labor law in the United States that outlaws discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. civil rights actof1964
law passed at the time of the civil rights movement. voting right act of 1965

Civil rights and Reform in the 1960s Crossword

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Description

The right of citizens of the United States to vote in any primary. 24th Amendment
an action or policy favoring those who tend to suffer from discrimination, especially in relation to employment or education; positive discrimination. Affirmative Action
a member of a militant political organization set up in the US in 1966 to fight for black rights Black Panthers
Supreme Court case in which the Court declared state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students to be unconstitutional. Brown Vs Board of education
US labor law in the United States that outlaws discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Civil rights act of 1964
primarily a voting rights bill, Civil Rights act of 1957
a domestic program in the administration of President Lyndon B. Johnson that instituted federally sponsored social welfare programs. Great Society
a landmark case, "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 Vs Texas
federal health insurance program for people who are 65 or older, certain younger people with disabilities Medicare
abbreviated as NOI Nation islam
an organization that has provided management resources and services to child care centers across the United States for the last 20+ years. NACCP
the enforced separation of different racial groups in a country, community, or establishment. Segregation
aimed to overcome legal barriers at the state and local levels that prevented African Americans from exercising their right to vote under the 15th Amendment (1870) to the Constitution of the United States. Voting Right of 1965
refers to the Supreme Court Warren court

Civil Rights Word Search

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Description

riots
The Black Panthers
black power
Malcolm X
war on poverty
facto segregation
jure segregation
Johnson
Voting rights act
freedom summer
civil rights act
Kennedy
SNCC
SCLC
MLK
boycott
segregation
opportunities
African Americans
social changes

Civil Rights Crossword

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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