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EMAN ABID KATIE ALLEN TORY GRAHAM Civil Rights 1955: Rosa Parks refuses to give up her seat and sparks The Bus Boycott 1957: Schools are starting to.

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2 EMAN ABID KATIE ALLEN TORY GRAHAM

3 Civil Rights 1955: Rosa Parks refuses to give up her seat and sparks The Bus Boycott 1957: Schools are starting to be integrated: “Little Rock Nine” 1960: restaurant counter sit-ins influenced successful sit-ins in almost every other public area

4 1961: Freedom Riders 1963: Martin Luther King Jr.’s marches and speeches influenced thousands 1965: protests and marches are being violently stopped – “Bloody Sunday” at Pettus Bridge. 1961: Freedom Riders 1963: Martin Luther King Jr.’s marches and speeches influenced thousands 1965: protests and marches are being violently stopped – “Bloody Sunday” at Pettus Bridge.

5 11946: 75,000+ workers go on strike (1000+ killed by police) 11951: ANC issued a freedom charter (people arrested) 11952: burned identification passes (many went to jail) 11960: Blacks don’t carry passes, government declares a state of emergency, 69 people killed and 187 wounded.

6 Anti Apartheid Cont…  1962: UN and SCAA support a political and peaceful change  1963: Nelson Mandela, head of the African National Congress, is imprisoned.  1970s: Whites join blacks in demonstrations.  1976: The Soweto uprising  1980s: People and governments launch an international campaign to boycott South Africa.  1980s: Thousands of Africans who are banned from white-controlled areas ignore the laws and pour into forbidden regions in search of work.

7  late 1980s: Countries internationally increase pressure and some segregation laws are reversed.  1986: President Ronald Reagan attempts to veto the Comprehensive Anti-Apartheid Act.  1990: South African President Frederik W. de Klerk lifted the ban outlawing the African National Congress (ANC) and frees Nelson Mandela and 5 other apartheid activists from prison.  1991: South African President repeals the rest of the apartheid laws and calls for the drafting of a new constitution

8  "American Experience | Eyes on the Prize | Primary Sources |." PBS. PBS. 01 Feb  “Anti-Apartheid.” Congressional Black Caucus Foundation. 28 Jan http://www.avoiceonline.org/aam/timeline.html>  “Apartheid Timeline.” United Nations Cyberschool Bus Jan ;.  "Civil Rights Movement Timeline — Infoplease.com." Infoplease: Encyclopedia, Almanac, Atlas, Biographies, Dictionary, Thesaurus. Free online reference, research & homework help. — Infoplease.com. 28 Jan  “Nelson Mandela Rally.” No date. Online Image. 28 Jan www.ccfplus.com/?p=509  “Peaceful Protest.” No date. Online Image. 28 Jan


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