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Also called the three governors controversy. Due to the death of the 1946 governor's race winner Eugene Talmage and recent changes to Georgia's constitution , Three men had a legitimate claim to the office; The matter was settled by the Supreme Court in a special election in 1948. 1946 Governors Race
Controversial flag that flew over Georgia from 1956-2001. The flag was controversial due to the flag's prominent Confederate Battle emblem. 1956 state flag
Congressman; mayor of Atlanta; United Nations Ambassador; first African-American congressman since Reconstruction Andrew Young
(1894-1984)- president of Morehouse College and mentor to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.; believed in peaceful protest Benjamin Mays
(1954)- Supreme Court case that mandated the desegregation of public schools Brown v. Board of Education
legislation written by JFK, but signed into law by Lyndon Johnson; outlawed segregation Civil Rights Act
Governor of Georgia for one term; defeated Eugene Talmadge to become the youngest governor of Georgia; ended up losing to Eugene Talmadge in his quest for reelection due to his progressive moves such as eliminating the white primary and repealing the poll tax Ellis Arnall
(1913-2002)-segregationist Georgia governor and US senator; son of governor Eugene Talmadge Herman Talmadge
mayor of Atlanta; brought major league sports teams to Atlanta; helped desegregate Atlanta's city hall Ivan Allen, Jr.
Governor of Georgia; white-supremacist; chased African-Americans from his restaurant with a shot gun; ended up appointing more African-Americans to government positions than all other governors before him Lester Maddox
(1929-1968)- important civil rights leader; winner of the Nobel Peace Prize; gave his "I have a dream" speech at the March on Washington Martin Luther King Jr.
First African-American mayor of a major southern city; expanded Atlanta's airport; worked to bring the Olympics to Atlanta; helped minorities gain equality in Atlanta Maynard Jackson

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Major war primarily between European powers, U.s. entered the war in 1917. (abbreviation) WWI
A series of federal programs to help the nation recover from the great depression. New deal
The most destructive war in human history; America entered war in 1941 after the Japanesse attach on Pearl Harbor.(abbreviation) WWII
Mayor of Atlanta who was intrumental in the development of the city, bringing major league sports teams to Atlanta, ans a key figure in the civil rights movement. Ivan Allen
Atlanta's longest serving mayor who was instrumental is bringing aviation to the city and worked with civil rights leaders during the civil rights movements. William B. Hartsfeild
Also called the three governors controversey. Due to the death of the 1946 governor's race winner Eugene Talmadge and recent changes to the GA state constitution, three men (herman talmadge, melvin thompson, and ellis arnall) had a legitimate claim to the office; was settled by the supreme court and a special election in 1948. 1946 Governors race
Controversial flag that flew over GA from 1956-2001. The flag was controversial due to the flag's prominent confederate battle emblem. 1956 state flag
Supreme court case that struck down the policy of separate but equal and mandated the desegregation of public schools. Brown vs board of education
Investigation by lawyer John Sibley to determine what should be done about integration in the state; though 60% of gerogians claimed they would rather close public schools than integrate. Sibley recommended that publis schools desegregate on a limited basis. sibley commission
An organized civil rights protest led by the student non-violent cordinating committee, whose promary objective was to desegragate the city of Albany, GA, and the surrounding community. Albany Movement
Federal legislation that forbade discrimination on the basis of race and sex in hiring, firing, and promotion. Civil rights act
Important civil rights leader and wonner of the nobel peace prize. Martin Luther King Jr.
Leader in the civil rights movement; leader of the student non-violent coordinating committee; U.S. representative. John Lewis
The famous jobs and civil rights march led by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. ; The famous "I Have A Dream" speech was given at the march. March On Washington
One of the last openly segregationist politicians in GA.(governor) Lester Maddox
Important CIvil rights leader who served a U.S. ambassador to the United Nations and Mayor of Atlanta; Was also instumental in bringing the 1996 Olympic games to Atlanta. Andrew Young
Only U.S.president from GA; also a GA state senator and governor, and winner of the nobel peace prize. Jimmy Carter
An international athletic event that occurs every four years; the _________________ were awarded to Atlanta and the state of GA; GA has benifited economically due to the games. 1996 Olympic Games
Civil rights org. by college students that urged non-violent protests to gain integration; the group became more militant in the late 1960's. (abbreviation) SNCC
First African American or Black mayor of a major southern city. (Atlanta) Maynard Jackson

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an organized civil rights protest led by the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee, whose primary objective was to desegregate the city of Albany, Georgia, and the surrounding community. Albany Movement
federal legislation that forbade discrimination on the basis of race and gender in hiring, firing, and promotion. Civil Rights Act
His work and his devotion to non-violent protest earned him the Nobel Peace Prize and led to the national holiday created in his honor. Martin Luther King Jr.
leader in the Civil Rights movement; leader of the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee; U.S. Representative John Lewis
the famous jobs and civil rights march led by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. March on Washington
civil rights organization by college students that encouraged non-violent protests for integration SNCC
one of the last openly segregationist politicians in Georgia (Governor). Lester Maddox
important civil rights leader who served as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations and Mayor of Atlanta; was also instrumental in bringing the 1996 Olympic Games to Atlanta. Andrew Young
first African-American or Black mayor of a major southern city (Atlanta). Maynard Jackson
was created in 1957 in Montgomery, Alabama in reaction to the Montgomery Bus Boycott. SCLC
Supreme Court cases that struck down the policy of separate but equal and mandated the desegregation of public schools. Brown v. Board of Education
investigation by lawyer John Sibley to determine what should be done about integration in the state; though 60% of Georgians claimed they would rather close the public schools than integrate, Sibley recommended that public schools desegregate on a limited basis. Sibley Commission
controversial flag that flew over Georgia from 1956-2001. The flag was controversial due to the flag’s prominent Confederate Battle emblem. 1956 State Flag
the reassignment of legislative seats among legislative districts according to district population Reapportionment
The first Georgian to be elected President of the United States Jimmy Carter
Peace between Israel and Egypt which was negotiated by President Carter while at Camp David Camp David Accords
An award given annually to the person whose work has most benefited mankind Nobel Peace Prize
The new home of the Atlanta Braves baseball team Olympic Stadium
It allows police officers to question suspects about their immigration status and detain them if they are illegal immigration law
two major political parties dominate the government Two-party system

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This person served as a Georgia governor for three terms but died before the inauguration of his fourth time being elected Eugene Talmadge
This man was the son of a famous governor and was like his father in serving as Georgia's governor from 1948-1955 Herman Talmadge
This event is Georgia was a controversy in which who would become governor after the death of Eugene Talmadge 1946 Race
This man was a well educated man who was very successful and became a minister and also the president of Morehouse College in 1940 Benjamin Mays
This was a man who played a tremendous role in integrating Georgia's public transportation, among other things, he would use peaceful protests and led anti-discrimination marches throughout the South Martin Luther King Jr
These were types of protests that would include boycotting businesses that discriminated against African Americans and protesting the laws of segregation without using violence Nonviolent Protests
How laws were made about blacks and whites having separate faculties, going to separate schools, ect. Segregation
Due to the Civil Rights Movement blacks and whites would no longer be separated because of this Integration
This man was Linda Brown's lawyer in the Brown V. Board of Education case Thurgood Marshall
This was a case taken to the US Supreme Court regarding Linda Brown; the case overturned the earlier 1896 Plessy V. Ferguson case declaring the "separate but equal" doctrine Brown v Board of education
The abbreviation for a group of students who formed a non-violent protesting committee SNCC
This event involved a famous University in Georgia that would no longer be segregated UGA integration
This movement took place in Albany, GA; the movement's goal was to end all types of segregation in Albany Albany Movement
This event led by Martin Luther King, Jr. in 1963 involved 250,000 people in a civil rights march through Washington D.C. March on Washington
An act which was a law that would ban discrimination against any American because of that person's race, color, or religion Civil Rights Act

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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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First President of the United States from Georgia. Jimmy Carter
Mayor that integrated the city's Fire and Police Departments. Ivan Allen Jr
This Mayor made Atlanta an Aviation center William Hartsfield
First Black Mayor of Atlanta Maynard Jackson
Movement in South Georgia for equal rights Albany Movement
US policy for controlling the spread of Communism Containment
Set up his office at the Capitol Information Desk Ellis Arnall
First Black baseball player in the Major Leagues Jackie Robinson
Civil Rights leader that promoted non-violent protests Martin Luther King Jr.
Ivan Allen JR, Melvin Thompson, and Herman Talmadge were involved. Three Governors Affair

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Served as Georgia governor in early 1947 and was elected as U.S. Senate in 1956 Herman Talmadge
President of Morehouse College and was mentor to civil rights leader Martin Lurther King Jr. Benjamin Mays
Lead by civil rights activist Martin Lurther King Jr., included "I Have a Dream" speech and held in Washington, DC March on Washington
Famous civil rights activist and conjugated "I Have a Dream" speech Martin Luther King Jr.
General Assembly that was charged with gathering states' views regarding desegregation and report back to the governor Sibley Commission
Desegregation union formed in Albany, Ga by Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Albany Movement
Document that prohibited discrimination in public places, and was signed by Former President Lyndon Johnson on July 2, 1964 Civil Rights Act
Georgia's Governor in 1966, became state lieutenant governor in 1971, and appointed more African Americans to government positions than all previous Georgia governors combined Lester Maddox
Worked with the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) and later won Georgia's Fifth District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives in 1972 and became the first African American since Reconstruction to be elected to Congress from Georgia. Andrew Young
Used from 1956 to 2001 and was designed by Southern Democrat John Sammons Bell 1956 state flag

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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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I have a dream Martin Luther King Jr.
Refused to give her seat to a white passenger Rosa Parks
One of the Little Rock Nine Elizabeth Eckerd
A route to desegregate the south Freedom Riders
Martin Luther King Jr assisted in a peaceful event Montgomery Bus Boycott
A fourteen year old boy lynched for reportably flirting with a white woman Emmet Till
Fought for the peace movement but shared different beliefs than MLK Malcom X
Group that were against equality for African Americans Klu Klux Klan
Legislation in the United States that forbid extreme acts against the segregation of African Americans and women Civil Rights Act
Large groups of young activists that fought for non-segregation in public areas Sit Ins
What was the resolution that condemed the 1954 Supreme Court decision in Brown v. Board of Education Southern Manifesto

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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
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slaves
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thurgood marshall

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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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