Presentation on theme: "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."— Presentation transcript:
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 be integrated: “Little Rock Nine” 1960: restaurant counter sit-ins influenced successful sit-ins in almost every other public area
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.
11946: 75,000+ workers go on strike (1000+ killed by police) 11951: ANC issued a freedom charter (people arrested) 11952: burned identification passes (many went to jail) 11960: Blacks don’t carry passes, government declares a state of emergency, 69 people killed and 187 wounded.
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.
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
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