3,200 people march selma to Montgomery under federal troops. They walk about 12 miles a day and sleep in fields at night
The number of marches grow from 3200 to about 25,000 people
Goals and Struggles of the movement
President Johnson signs the Voting Rights Act of 1965
Successes of the movement
The UUA installs a memorial to Jackson, Reeb, and Daniels in Brown Chapel.
The goal of this March was to be able to dissolve the federal voting rights legislation to protect the African Americans from voting barriers. Bloody Sunday was a struggle because the troops had no intentions of changing their segregated ways.
There successes we due to the March President Lyndon Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act which was there whole purpose of the walk. This was significant because this was a turning point african american history we were finally getting equality