Civil Rights Time Line - Dan Pham
Amendments 13, 14, 15, 19, 24
13th Amendment - Slavery abolished
14th Amendment - Citizenship to all people born in the US, including slaves
15th Amendment - All men allowed the right to vote
19th Amendment - Women allowed to vote
24th Amendment - Poll tax outlawed
Civil Rights Act of '57
New act to prosecute people who conspire to deny or abridge a citizen's right to vote
Civil Rights Act of 64
Act prohibiting public discrimination
Voting Rights Act of 65
Banned discrimination in voting
Prohibited discrimination based on sex for education programs
Desegregation of the Armed Forces
President Truman prohibits segregation in the military via executive order 9981
African Americans peacefully protesting by riding buses together through the south, violating Jim Crow laws
Dr. King and the Montgomery Bus Boycott
After Rosa Park's declination to move from her bus seat, the Montgomery Bus Boycott began, where people refused to ride the buses. Dr. King was chosen as the leader.
March on Washington D.C.
Huge political rally for "Jobs and Freedom" held in Washington DC, where Dr. King gave his famous "I Have a Dream" speech
A program that provides opportunities for low income students to succeed in getting an education.
Program designed to break the cycle of poverty by helping children from low income families meet their emotional, social, health, nutritional and psychological needs.
Lyndon B. Johnson's program that attempted to achieve an ideal society with no poverty or discrimination
Fair Housing Act of 1968 which prohibited discrimination concerning the selling of houses