Sit-ins jerry L.

Sit ins was a method used in non-violent protesting, and they were known to be affective. A majority of the protesters were high schoolers and young kids. The reason for doing this is because african americans were tired of being segregated in restaurants and to show that there is no reason for them to be treated that way. Basically they wanted to remove all segregation in southern states.

The first known sit in was done in Greensboro, North Carolina, 1960 by 4 african american males, Ezell Blair Jr., David Richmond, Franklin McCain and Joseph McNeil. Sit ins were known to be very harsh. The protesters would be thrown food and would be beaten up to the point were they couldn't take anymore.

The protesters will usually simulate the whole sit in before they go, by means of hitting and yelling at each other trying to make the simulation as realistic as possible. They had to know how it felt like to be able to stay strong throughout the protest.

*Remember the point of a sit it is to not fight back.

The civil rights movement was one of the biggest movements to change the world. The movements ego "Black Power" really gave the civil rights movement hope to keep fighting for their rights.

Rosa Parks was a well known person throughout the civil rights movement. Her denial to give her seat to a white man changed the game. She helped bring momentum to the civil rights movement.

Due to her unwillingness to give up her seat she was arrested
In July 2 1964, the civil rights act was passed meaning that the movement accomplished their goal of ending segregation. MLK jr.'s dream came true.

An event that can relate to the civil rights movement is the protests for independence in Venezuela. The people of Venezuela have been trying to accomplish this since 2014. The protests started of non-violently, but after they started to see no affect things started to get out of control.

The protests began to turn into riots and casualties began to rise.

Work cited

Anti-government protests in Venezuela. (2017, April 20). Retrieved April 25, 2017, from http://www.cnn.com/2017/04/12/world/gallery/venezuela-protests/index.html

The Sit-In Movement. (n.d.). Retrieved April 25, 2017, from http://www.ushistory.org/us/54d.asp

History.com Staff. (2010). The Greensboro Sit-In. Retrieved April 25, 2017, from http://www.history.com/topics/black-history/the-greensboro-sit-in?scrlybrkr=e3143b4a

Woolworth's Lunch Counter - Separate Is Not Equal. (n.d.). Retrieved April 25, 2017, from http://americanhistory.si.edu/brown/history/6-legacy/freedom-struggle-2.html

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