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Segregation
to seperate a group of people by race, from a larger group
Ku Klux Klan
A white supremacist group in the south that used terror and violence to silence those in favor of desegregation
Boycott
to refuse to use or buy the goods or services of a company
Civil Rights
Rights given to a US citizen protected by the constitution
Tolerance
to recognize and respect the ideas and beliefs of others who are different from you.
Compromise
an agreement that is made by each side giving up something that it wants
Integrate
to have a mix of all ethnic groups and races
Discriminate
to treat differently because of race, religion, or gender
Lynching
to hang by mob action for a supposed crime
Non- Violence
The peaceful refusal to obey unjust laws
Reconciliation
to reestablish a close relationship between two parties
NAACP
An organization founded in 1910 dedicated to winning equal rights for all
Black Power
A movement among African Americans beginning in the 1960's emphasizing racial pride
Casualty
A death or injury
Ordinance
a law
Protest
an objection to a law or idea
Riot
a noisy violent disturbance caused by a group of people rejecting a law or other group of people in the streets
Mob
a rowdy violent group out to break the law
March
an organized walk for standing up in what you believe in
Freedom riders
civil rights activists that rode buses into the segregated south to test the supreme court decision of Boynton vs Virginia and the law that outlawed segregated buses on interstate level
Jim Crow Laws
state and local laws that established racial barriers in almost every aspect of life
Sit-in
a protest demonstration in which participants sit themselves in an appropriate place and refuse to move until their demands are met