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Civil Rights Scrapbook By:Edgar Cartagena

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S: "The most important part of our history as American's.

FC: Civil Rights Scrapbook. | By:Edgar Cartagena

1: June 7, 1892. Homer Plessy got on a train car in new orleans. The car by law was only for non-colored people. Plessy was 7/8 white and 1/8 black so they considered him black. Then he was arrested and put in jail. In his court case he mentioned a term separate but equal.The term meant although we come from different backgrounds we are all still equal.

2: What was mainly going on in this case was the desegregation of schools. people would say if you were a African American child going to school at this time you would feel very powerful. I would think its because that little children would walk in the building with military body guards. so this was a very important part of our history. Eventually schools were not segregated. | Brown Vs. The Board of Education

3: Dr. MLK Jr | Dr. martin Luther King Jr was a man who was very powerful with words. He was peaceful and avoided any physical conflict. His opposite was Malcom x. His I had a dream speech showed a peaceful image of the future with no violence and everyone can get along. He was very important in our nations history.

4: Rosa Parks December 1st 1955 In Alabama it was illegal for a African American to sit in the front of the bus. Rosa Parks sat in the front. She refused to give her seat resulting in a boycott. This event was know as The Montgomery Bus Boycott. It was also a important part of our history.

5: Civil Rights Act of 1964 The civil rights act was a very important part of our history. It ended unequal treatment at schools and workplaces. Also prevented racial segregation. It was established in 1964. How ever the powers that invested in this were weak

6: Bombing of the 16th street Baptist church. Sunday September 15, 1963. A horrible bombing exploded the church. The people responsible were members of the KKK. They placed a box of dynamite under the church steps. This then caused a explosion to the rear wall of the church killing four girls.

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