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

Title IX

Prohibited discrimination based on sex for education programs

Desegregation of the Armed Forces

President Truman prohibits segregation in the military via executive order 9981

Freedom Rides

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

Upward Bound

A program that provides opportunities for low income students to succeed in getting an education.

Head Start

Program designed to break the cycle of poverty by helping children from low income families meet their emotional, social, health, nutritional and psychological needs.

Great Society

Lyndon B. Johnson's program that attempted to achieve an ideal society with no poverty or discrimination

FHA

Fair Housing Act of 1968 which prohibited discrimination concerning the selling of houses

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Program designed to break the cycle of poverty by helping children from low income families meet their emotional, social, health, nutritional and psychological needs.

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