Civil Rights Movement Student`s
Civil Rights Movement
Fora country to maintain its sovereignty, it has to protect the minoritygroups from racial discrimination by legally adopting equal treatmentto its citizens.
Plesseyv. Ferguson (1896).This was a constitutional law icon in the United States’ SupremeCourt that upheld racial discrimination laws for public facilities.
Significance.It legitimized the state laws by restraining it from acts of racialsegregation and discrimination.
JimCrows Laws.These were laws enforcing racial segregation which enacted afterReconstruction period (Leslie, 2015).
Significance.It segregated blacks from whites equally from the reconstructionperiod.
Segregationin the World Wars.Racial discrimination exposed separation of blacks and white troopsin the US armed forces(Gary, 2015).
Significance.It provided a diverse understanding of the movement.
Brownv. Board of Education (1954).This was court’s landmark which established laws that separatepublic schools for black and white students in the United States.
Significance.Integration was the major achievement from the ruling.
RosaParks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott.She humbly incited revolution by sitting down and was arrested forrefusing to give up her seat on a bus.
Significance.Civil rights movements were acknowledged that paved way to the moderneyes
MLKJr. and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference
Profiledglobal freedom struggle, and redemption of Americans soul under theleadership of MLK Jr.
Significance.The entire campaign leads to racial equality.
IHave a Dream speech.This speech was delivered by Martin Luther King demonstrating aboutfreedom and jobs.
Significance:paved the way for civil rights movement
1964Civil Rights Act.It outlaid laws based on gender, race, sex, and national origin.
Significance.It officially ended racial segregation in public places (Gary, 2015).
Andrews,K. T., & Gaby, S. (2015, June). Local protest and federal policy:The impact of the Civil Rights Movement on the 1964 Civil Rights Act.
Gary,Y. (2013). Genocide,war crimes and the West: history and complicity.Zed Books Ltd.
Rollins,A. C., & Hilliard, E. R.,LeslieV.(2017). A Call to Consciousness: Examining the Evolution of America`sRacial Caste System.
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