The History of Civil Rights Movement

  1. 4. A radical political organization founded in 1966 to advocate for the rights and self-determination of African Americans
  2. 7. Civil rights activists who rode interstate buses in the South to challenge the non-enforcement of Supreme Court rulings declaring segregation on buses unconstitutional
  3. 10. Carmichael A prominent civil rights activist and leader in the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) who later became a key figure in the Black Power Movement
  4. 14. The ability to read and write, often used as a requirement for voting in some states before the Voting Rights Act of 1965
  5. 15. The unjust or prejudiced treatment of different categories of people, particularly on the grounds of race, age, or sex
  1. 1. The process of ending the separation of different racial groups and integrating them into a unified society
  2. 2. The process of gaining control, authority, or influence over one's life and circumstances
  3. 3. An influential African American civil rights leader and advocate of the Black Power Movement
  4. 5. Laws or regulations that have been enacted by a governing body
  5. 6. The enforced separation of different racial groups in a country, community, or establishment
  6. 8. Relating to the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services within a society
  7. 9. A form of protest or resistance that does not involve the use of physical force or violence
  8. 11. A tax levied on individuals as a prerequisite for voting, used as a means of disenfranchising African American voters in the South prior to the Voting Rights Act of 1965
  9. 12. A protest in which people refuse to use, buy, or participate in something as a means of expressing disapproval or forcing change
  10. 13. Acronym for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, an organization founded in 1909 to promote civil rights and eliminate racial discrimination