History 13.1 By: Kathryn Francisco

1.) Boycott: to refuse to use.

2.) Civil Disobedience: the refusal to obey laws that are considered unjust.

3.) In 1896 in Plessy v. Ferguson, the court ruled that is was legal to have "separate but equal" facilities for African Americans.

4.) On May 17, 1954, the Court gave its ruling.

5.) In 1955 the Supreme Court followed up its decision in Brown v. Board of Education with another ruling.

6.) In 1957 a judge ordered an all-white school, Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas, to admit African Americans.

7.) On December 1, 1955, Rosa Parks boarded a city bus and found a seat in the "white seats only" seating area and she was forced to move.

8.) In January 1957, Dr. King and 60 other ministers started a new organization called the Southern Christian Leadership.

9.) World War 2 have been one turning point.

10.) Discrimination: unfair treatment, particularly based on race.

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