- Civil Rights Movement ❤

Alexis Long

1964 Civil Rights Act

On June 11th, 1963 , President John F. Kennedy gave a televised speech talking about the importance of civil rights for ALL Americans. Only 8 out of 127 politicians from the Southern politicians voted to pass the Civil Rights Act.

1960 SNCC (Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee)

This was when young students began to boycott segregated businesses, and they used sit-ins to cause businesses to lose money and eventually end racial segregation. They also used Freedom Rides as a way to protest unfair segregation on buses.

1960 Sibley Comimission

The Sibley Commission was a plan by the Georgia government to decide