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Abolitionist
Bus
Civil Rights
Emancipation
Equality
Freedom
Harlem
Heritage
Integration
Kwanzaa
March
Martin Luther King
Opression
Plantation
Protest
Racism
Riot
Rosa Parks
Segregation
Selma
Sharecropper
Slavery
South
Speech
Spirituals
Suffrage
Underground
Vote

Black History Month Word Search

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abolitionist
activist
advocate
apartheid
black panther
boycott
civil rights
cj walker
discrimination
equality
Frederick Douglass
great migration
Harlem Renaissance
Harriet Tubman
injustice
integration
integrity
jim crow
justice
malcolm x
martin luther king jr
Nelson Mandela
oppression
Oprah Winfrey
race riots
Rosa Parks
segregation
sit in movement
slavery
underground railroad

Civil Rights Movement Word Search

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Description

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.

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

segregation crossword puzzle Word Search

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black power
jim crow laws
segregation
whites
black panthers
riots
freedom writers
malcom x
martin luther king
rosa parks
colored
racism

U.S. History: Civil Rights Movement Crossword

Type
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

Black History Month Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Rosa Parks Word Search

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Tuskegee
Pine Level
medal of freedom
jail
courage
leader
naacp
segregation
activist
martin luther king
rights
civil
discrimination
raymond parks
rosa parks
teacher
pioneer
racial
boycott
bus
Montgomery
alabama

Civile Rights Movement Word Search

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Bayard Rustin
Black Panthers
Civil Rights Activists
Discrimination
Freedom Summer
Greensboro Sit In
Jackie Robinson
James Meredith
Little Rock Nine
March on Washington
Martin Luther King
Montgomery Bus Boycott
NAACP
Rosa Parks
Segregation
Voting Rights Act
Watts Riots
Whtney M Young

Martin Luther King Jr Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Dr. King was a great ____________. orator
He wanted all laws to be fair
He made many famous speeches
He was a Baptist preacher
He led many for equality, justice and freedom for all people marches
He wanted justice
He lived in Atlanta
He went to many times jail
He won the peace prize in l964. nobel
His wife was named Coretta
He was born the month of January
He led the famous march know as Selma
He believed in _________not violence. peace
He was murder at the Lorraine motel
He rallied for __________rights of Black Americans. voting
Whenever people gathered for a peaceful demonstration many _______broke out. riots
Martin Luther King was ________________in 1968. assassinated
He wanted equal _________for all people. rights
Martin Luther King had four_________________. children
Andrew __________was one of his followers. Young
John ___________was a young man when he joined in the movement for civil rights. Lewis
Martin Luther King was __________ as were many other civil rights workers during this time. murdered
The marchers faced ___________by law enforcement officers during their fight for freedom. abuse
Dr. King died the month of _____________. April
Dr. King and his wife Coretta both attended __________University. Harvard

Black History Month Word Search

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Description

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