| When and where did it happen?
| Who was involved?Actions taken?Strategy?
| What were the key events? Was it legal?
| What was achieved? Implications?
| Emmett Till
GreensBoro Sit Ins
| February 1st 1960
| Lots of students, Ezell Blair, SNCC, White protestors. 4 black teenagers refuse to not be served at lunch counter and sit there all day causing massive civil right movement.
| Key Events: * Ezell Blair and 3 friends request to be served at white lunch counter but get denied at F.W Woolworths in Greensboro * More blacks and even whites join in the ‘sit in’ all across America. * Blacks and Whites begin to get arrested but they continue with the moral of ‘non-violent demonstrations’ * White merchants begin to protest back saying that the protests where ‘bad for business’. * 1961 Lunch segregation is almost gone. * White merchants forced into integration, as due to the protests they lose business.
| Plessy vs Ferguson
| It happened on June 7, 1982 on a whites only car party of a train.
| The people involved were Plessy, the state. State gave Plessy trail and deemed guilty.
| Key Events: * Plessy sitting on white only car. * Plessy getting taken to court. * Plessy pleading innocent but still getting deemed guilty.
| Plessy might have implied to the greater society that segregation at such a small scale was unnecessary as it turned into a state court case.
| Rosa Parks
| December 1st 1955, on a Montgomery Bus.
| The people involved were Rosa Parks and the U.S Supreme Court. Black Bus Boycott at 75% of bus passengers were black, running the company dry.
| Key Events: * Rosa Parks finishing her working day tired and boarding a segregated bus. * Plessy sitting down in the middle section of bus and later by law having to give up her seat to a white man who wanted it. * Plessy refused in giving up her seat which resulted in her getting arrested. * African American Community (NAACP) organised a massive boycott with...
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