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The NAACP attorneys ____ , who went on to become Supreme Court justice.

Thurgood Marshall

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In the early 1950s, 5 school segregation cases from Delaware, Kansas, Carolina, Virginia, and Washington, D.C., came together under the title of _____.

Brown v. Board of Education

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Allowed nine outstanding black students to attend Central High School. These students are known as the ____.

Little Rock Nine

4

____ refused to give a white man her seat on a bus.

Rosa Parks

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In the ____ , thousands of African Americans stopped riding the the buses.

Montgomery bus boycott

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To lead the MIA, African American leaders turned to ____.

Martin Luther King Jr.

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A demonstration in which protesters sit down and refuse to leave.

Sit-in

8

To continue the struggle for Civil Rights, the leaders of the studen protests formed the _____.

Student Nonviolent Coordinating Commitee.

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When ____ won the election on 1960, he became the youngest person ever elected president of the United States

John. F. Kennedy

10

CORE organized a series of protests called ____.

Freedom Rides

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MLK gave his “I Have A Dream” speech here.

March on Washington

12

____ banned segregation in public spaces.

Civil Rights Act of 1964.

13

This law gave the federal government new powers to protect African Americans’ voting rights.

Voting Rights Act of 1965

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Program of domestic reforms called the ____

Great Society

15

____ movement, witch called for African Americans independence.

Black Power

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____ was one of many Hispanic Americans who worked to improve conditions.

Cesar Chavez

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This Union was committed to the goal of better pay and working conditions for migrant farm workers.

United Farm Workers

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Jewish author ____ described the dissatisfaction some women felt with their traditional roles of wife, mothers and homemaker.

Betty Friedan

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The ____ to fight fore gust education and career opportunities for women.

National Organizations for Women

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_____ would outlaw all discrimination based on gender.

Equal Rights Amendment

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____ founded the group STOP ERA.

Phyllis Schlafly

22

Founded in 1968 to fight for Native American rights.

American Indian Movement

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Made people aware of challenges facing people with disabilities.

Disabled in Action