Time Line For Civil Rights MovementElisabeth Johnson
In the 1880's Laws were passed that took rights away from African Americans in the USA. These laws were called the Jim Crow Laws.
On September 2, 1957 nine African Americans went to a formally Caucasian school for the first time ever. they were hated, beaten and persecuted to the extent that they almost left. One did but, the rest endured to the end.
The bill of rights added in 1791 to have the right to say what they want to and the right to go anywhere they please.