Civil Rights Movement Justin Moriarty

Andrew Goodman, Malcolm X, Martin Luther King Jr, and Rosa Parks were the main leaders of the Civil Rights Movement.
The 1955-56 Montgomery Bus Boycott, where nobody rode busses, was led by Martin Luther King Jr. and lasted for 381 days
In 1960, four freshman from North Carolina began sit-ins at white only restaurants. The purpose of this was to end segregation at lunch counters.
In 1960, the SNCC was founded. The SNCC stands for student non-violent coordinating committee.
On August 28th, 1963 was the March on Washington where King gave his "I have a dream" speech.
The Civil Rights Act of 1964 was signed by President London Johnson.
In 1964, Martin Luther King Jr. was awarded a Nobel Peace Prize.
SCLC organized a march from Selma to Montgomery on March 7, 1965.
Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated April 4th, 1968.
After MartinLuther King Jr. was assassinated the hope for change decreased.

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