Flashcards in History 16/10/2018 Deck (9)
What were the Jim Crow laws?
They segregated public spaces and facilities
What percentage of black Americans actually voted in Mississippi?
5% due to fear of white supremacist backlash
What percentage of black American teachers earn less than white American teachers?
In 1958, Which black woman was sent to a mental asylum for applying for the University of Mississippi?
A black American teacher named Clemson King
What case was intended to test is the Supreme Court would be in favor of segregating schools. What was this case?
Brown vs Board of Education, Topeka, 1954
From 1955 to 1956, there was a bus boycott from black Americans due to racial segregation. Where was this held when who campaigned for it?
Where in Arkansas in 1957 were Government Troops sent to ensure the safety of black children in a white school after state troopers not allowing them in?
Little Rock, Arkansas, 1957
What does CORE stand for?
Congress of Racial Equality