Digital History of the Civil Rights Movement
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Experience the digital history of the Civil Rights Movement with WisdomMaps!
The Civil Rights Movement is the continuation of a long campaign by African Americans and their supporters to end legalized racial discrimination, disenfranchisement, and segregation in the United States. The movement began in the Reconstruction era following the Civil War, but did not realize it its greatest legislative victories until the mid-1960s after years of activism and protest. The movement’s non-violent resistance and civil disobedience campaigns eventually won new federal legislation safeguarding the civil rights of all Americans.
That said, here’s our assortment… please enjoy! When you’re done perusing a map, just close it, and you’ll be back here.
Black Society 1877-1900 Index | Black Society Nadir | Constitutional Changes | Political Sphere | Responses: Black Separatism • Booker T. Washington | Post-War Black Life | Civil Rights Movement 1960-1973: Black Radicalism • Martin Luther King, Jr. • Race Riots • Selma • Albany Movement • Birmingham • Fair Housing Act • Freedom Rides • Kennedy Administration • Johnson Administration • Malcolm X • Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party • Freedom Summer • Prison Reform • St. Augustine Movement • University of Mississippi • Voter Registration