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Civil Rights Movement Crossword

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What set of segregation laws were created in 1870? Jim Crow Laws
Martin Luther King Jr's speech was titled _____________. I Have a Dream
200,000 African Americans gather on _______________________ for the March on Washington. August 28 1963
The Montgomery Bus Boycott lasted until the ________ of Rosa Parks. Trial
Who sued the School Board because their child was denied admittance to an all white school? Oliver Brown
Who signed the Civil Rights Acts of 1964 and 1968? Johnson
What created the idea of "separate, but equal?" Plessy v Ferguson
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People NAACP
Who broke the color barrier in major league baseball? Jackie Robinson
(Bonus) What team was Jackie Robinson signed to? Brooklyn Dodgers

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

Jackie Robinson Crossword

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Sport Jackie played before baseball Football
How many kids were in his family five
What pro team did he first play for? Dodgers
What city did the Dodgers play in? Brooklyn
What college did Jackie attend? UCLA
What number was Jackie forty-two
What State was Jackie born in? Georgia
Word most often used to describe Jackie Robinson Courage
Which hand did Jackie throw with? Right
Name of Jackie's wife Rachel
He was paid $400 each _____ to play baseball month
Served in this military branch during World War II Army
Sold _____ at baseball games when he was little hotdogs
Jackie was the ______ in his family youngest

Famous Firsts Crossword

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Received 1965 Nobel Peace Prize for his late 1940s mediation in Israel Ralph Bunche
An associate Justice of the Supreme Courts or the United States from 1967-1991 Thurgood Marshall
Dominant leader in the African American community between 1890 and 1915 Booker Washington
American aerospace engineer Guion Bluford
Minister in the African Methodist Episcopal Church Hiram Revels
First African American to play in Major League Baseball in the modern era Jackie Robinson
Civil Rights movement figure James Meredith
American singer originally known as a leading jazz pianist Nat King Cole
African American entrepreneur and social activist Madam C J Walker
First published African American female poet Phillis Wheatley

Jackie Robinson Word Search

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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

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

jackie robinson Crossword

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jackie robinsons wife rachel robinson
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what number was mlb number fourtytwo
what did he win in his first year of the majors rookieoftheyear
how many kids did jackie robinson have three
what disease what jackie diagnosed with diabetes
how many brothers and sisters did jackie have five
on 1962 jackie robinson went into the baseball hall of fame
what did jackie help out with after his baseball career civilrights movment
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what state was he born in georgia
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how old was he when he died fiftythree
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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