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Civil Rights Movement

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9 act that banned literacy tests
10 demonstration where MLK gave his 'I Have a Dream' speech
12 supreme court decision based on the 'separate but equal' concept
15 provided attorneys for criminal defendants who cannot afford them
18 coined the phrase 'black power'
19 gives criminal defendents the right to speak to an attorney
20 Supreme Court decision requiring police to inform citizens of their right to silence and an attorney
21 made it illegal to discriminate in housing
24 a committee formed to determine the causes of the violent race riots of the summer of 1967
29 former leader of the Nation of Islam assassinated in 1965
30 Southern democrats who felt the federal government should not be able to force them to pass Civil Rights legislation
1 summer campaign to register African Americans to vote in 1964
2 Student who integrated the University of Mississippi
3 group known for militancy and providing community service
4 amendment to the constitution that banned poll taxes
5 group of students who integrated Central High School
6 supreme court decision that made segregation illegal
7 leader of the Nashville Sit-Ins and co-founder of SNCC
8 efforts to promote civil rights through demonstrations in Alabama
11 Civil Rights activist assassinated in Mississippi in 1963
13 group formed after the Nashville sit-ins to help organize students' efforts
14 Southern Dixicrat who oppossed Truman in the 1948 election
16 president who addressed the nation in 1963 calling Civil Rights a 'moral issue'
17 city where Martin Luther King was assassinated April 4, 1968
18 method used by protesters to try to integrate lunch counters in the South
22 integrated protests challenging the practice of segregated waiting rooms in bus terminals
23 Alabama governor who tried to block integration at the University of Alabama
25 the woman whose refusal to give up her seat on the bus led to the Montgomery Bus Boycott
26 protest in Alabama that climaxed in a confrontation on the Edmond Pettus Bridge (Bloody Sunday)
27 group founded by MLK and Ralph Abernathy to help organize the Civil Rights Movement in 1956
28 method advocated by MLK for African Americans to earn civil rights
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