Mrs. Krodell Per. 4
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1954 Brown V. Board
1955 Montgomery Bus Boycott Begins
Integration Of Little Rock High School In Arkansas
This case overturned the Plessy V. Ferguson case, and integrated both opposing races into the school system as one
Civil Rights Act of 1964/ 24th Amendment
In December 1955, Rosa Parks; an African American refused to give up her seat
Voting Rights Act of 1965
Governor Faubus tried to prevent African Americans from enrolling into school, but President Eisenhower sent federal troops to transport them to school safely
1965 Affirmative Action
Prohibited discrimination based on race, color, religion, or ethnic origin in hotels, restaurants, and all places of employment
This act ended poll taxes, suspended literacy tests where they use to prevent African Americans from voting, and led to a substantial increase in the number of African American voters
Affirmative Action programs increased minority representation in colleges, the professions, and many businesses
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