U.S. History Timeline

U.S. History Timeline
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Rollin through the era of 1940s-60s

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  • Truman Orders Integration Of Armed Forces
  • I hereby ban segregation in the U.S. Military
  • YAY!
  • Brown vs Board of Education
  • This isnt fair! White Schools are better than our Schools!
  • We're cool with that.
  • Lunch  Counter Sit-ins
  • We wont leave until we are served!
  • White people only here!
  • In 1948, President Truman ordered integration in the U.S. Military. This therefore one of the first governmental interventions with the subject of segregation
  • Civil Rights Act of 1964
  • In 1954, the Supreme Court ruled that Black and White schools were unequal in quality, thus violating constitutionality and the ruling of the case Plessy vs Ferguson, "which stated that Black and White schools were to be 'Separate but Equal'".
  • Voting Rights Act of 1965
  • The Voting Rights Act, Just Passed, Bans That From Happening
  • Blacks Must Pass A "Literacy Knowledge Test"
  • In 1960, the SNCC promoted Nonviolent Protests. One example of these are sit-ins.  This is where the Blacks would sit in on designated"White Only" areas in hopes to integrate restaurants. 
  • Affirmative Action
  • Hey Jim!
  • Good Morning Bertha!
  • In 1964, The Civil Rights Act was passed.  This Act outlawed Discrimination based on: Race, Religion, National Origin, and Gender.  This also eliminated poll taxes
  • I here by pass the Civil Rights Act of 1964
  • The Voting Rights Act of 1965 eliminated many obstacles that were hindering Black Americans from exercising their rights to vote.  Some of these obstacles included were Poll taxes and Literacy tests.
  • Affirmative Action was passed by Lyndon Baines Johnson in the 1960s.  This action forced many businesses, colleges, etc. to abide by a quota of employees of minority status.  This was passed to help assist minorities in having equal chances for education and employment purposes.
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