Freedom Riders

Elizabeth Joyce
Mind Map by Elizabeth Joyce, updated more than 1 year ago
Elizabeth Joyce
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Freedom Riders
1 May 4, 1961
1.1 Washington, D.C.
1.1.1 New Orleans, LA
1.1.1.1 start a national movement
1.1.1.1.1 challenge segregation
1.1.1.1.1.1 nonviolence
1.1.1.1.1.1.1 Fight Jim Crow
1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1 12 buses; 6 Greyhound & 6 Trailways
1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1 integration was threatening an age-old tradition
1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1 September 1961
1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1.1 ICC prohibited segregation on buses & trains
1.1.1.1.1.1.1.2 June 1946 U.S. Supreme Court struck down segregation; South didn't obey laws
1.1.1.1.1.1.2 EQUALITY
1.1.1.1.1.1.2.1 JUSTICE
1.1.1.1.1.1.2.1.1 PEACE
1.1.1.1.1.1.2.1.1.1 LIBERTY
1.1.1.1.1.1.2.1.1.1.1 CHANGE
1.1.1.1.1.2 KKK
1.1.1.1.2 MLK, Jr.
1.1.1.1.2.1 Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth
1.1.1.1.2.2 Robert Kennedy
1.1.1.1.2.3 JFK
1.1.1.1.3 CORE
1.1.1.1.3.1 James Farmer
1.1.1.1.3.1.1 John Lewis
2 Birmingham, AL
2.1 Bull Conner
2.1.1 Public Safety Commissioner
2.1.2 provided no police protection
3 Anniston, AL
3.1 May 14, 1961
3.1.1 Mob - 200 men
3.1.2 bus bombed
4 Montgomery, AL
4.1 Gov. John Patterson
4.1.1 Martial Law
4.1.1.1 U.S. Marshals
5 Jackson, MS
5.1 Gov. Ross Barnett
6 Atlanta, GA
7 Rock Hill, SC
8 Greensboro, NC
9 Richmond, VA
10 celebration of anniversary of Brown vs. Board of Education
11 13 Freedom Riders
11.1 tried to use Whites Only facilities
11.2 tremendous violence
11.2.1 Diane Nash
11.2.1.1 Nashville, TN
11.2.1.1.1 Fisk University
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