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9 Group of young Americans in the 1960's who rejected conventional customs and mainstream culture
11 Protest in 1955-1956 by African Americans against racial segregation in the bus system of Montgomery, Alabama
12 A peaceful way of protesting against restrictive policies
14 Unfair treatment of a person or group on the basis of prejudice
16 Separation caused by social conditions such as poverty
19 Law aimed at reducing the barriers that prevented African Americans from voting, in part by increasing the federal government’s authority to register voters
22 1954 Supreme Court case in which racial segregation in public schools was outlawed
24 Law that made discrimination illegal in a number of areas, including voting, schools and jobsLaw that made discrimination illegal in a number of areas, including voting, schools and jobs
26 Racial segregation created by law
27 A belief in the separate identity and racial unity o the African American community
30 1969 music festival in upstate New York
1 1896 Supreme Court decision that segregation was legal as long as the separate facilities provided for blacks were equal to those provided to white
2 Group of civil rights workers who took bus trips through southern states in 1961 to protest illegal bus segregation
3 Forced separation, oftentimes by race
4 A league or alliance
5 Murder of an accused person by a mob without a lawful trial
6 Theory favoring the political, economic, and social equality of men and women
7 Self-government, with respect to local matters
8 Process of bringing people of different races together
10 A presidential decree by President Lincoln, effective January 1, 1863, that freed slaves in Confederate-held territory
13 South Christian Leadership Conference; Civil rights organization that advocated nonviolent protest; formed in 1957 by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and other leaders
15 A person who opposes slavery
16 1858 Supreme Court case in which a slave sued for his freedom but the court ruled against him, because as a slave, he was not a U.S. Citizen
17 African American movement seeking unity and self - reliance
18 Union created by Cesar Chavez to organize Mexican field hands in the West
20 Nine black teenagers who integrated Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas, in 1957 and became the focus of a national crisis that required the intervention of federal troops to resolve
21 Constitutional amendment, ratified in 1964 to outlaw the poll tax
23 1973 Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion
25 A secret society created by white southerners in 1866 that used terror and violence to keep African Americans from obtaining their civil rights
28 Civil Rights worker whose arrest in 1955 touched off Montgomery Bus Boycott
29 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People; organization founded in 1909 to abolish segregation and discrimination, to oppose racism, and to gain civil rights for African Americans
31 Form of protest in which protesters seat themselves and refuse to move
32 Founded in 1960, a student civil rights organization and an offshoot of the SCLC
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