Unformatted text preview: with the bombing of the church in Birmingham…Kennedy came on the TV to discuss the event and others 1964, Freedom Summer - 1964, Voting Rights Act – allows for voter registration in the south…President Johnson says he will fight for the rights of the blacks 1965, “Bloody Sunday,” March from Selma to Montgomery – the march was to bring attention to voter registration…Gov. Wallace had the police to stop the march, but the police started chasing and beating people and used tear gas 1965, Civil Rights Act - Key Civil Rights Organizations: • SCLC – Southern Christian Leadership Conference - • CORE – Congress on Radical Equality - • SNCC – Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee - Massive Resistance • Governors Faubus & Wallace - • White Citizens Council - • Interposition - • Dixiecrats -...
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This note was uploaded on 03/30/2008 for the course HST 202 taught by Professor Gisolfi during the Fall '07 term at University of North Carolina Wilmington.
- Fall '07