Civil War

Noel Balderas Rojo

UGA intergrated

In 1961 African Americans were allowed to attend the university of Georgia .Hamilton Holmes and Charlayne Hunter were the first black students to integrate to an all white school

1963 March On Washington

Over 250,000 citizens march to the Lincoln memorial in Washington d.c . A highlight of the march was the "I Have A Dream "speech written by Dr Martin Luther King . The march was so effective that congress signed the civil rights act and the voting rights act