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Headword Date Article Type
New Jersey voting rights 1776 T Note
Vermont becomes the first political unit in the world to abolish slavery 1776 T Note
David Walker's Appeal demanding the abolition of slavery 1829 T Note
President Lincoln signs the Emancipation Proclamation 1863 T Note
The 14th Amendment to the US Constitution adopted 1868 T Note
Congress grants woman attorneys the right to argue cases before the Supreme Court 1878 T Note
US President petitioned by suffragists for the vote 1884 T Note
Force Bill for federal control of elections is rejected by US Senate 1890 T Note
NAACP founded 1909 T Note
Arizona, Kansas and Wisconsin adopt women's suffrage 1912 T Note
House of Representatives defeats women's suffrage proposal 1915 T Note
Civil Rights Movement 1954 - 1975 T Note
Rosa Parks refuses to give up her seat on a bus in Alabama 1955 T Note
Start of Freedom rides anti-racism campaign 1960 T Note
The sit-in movement begins 1960 T Note
Civil Rights march in Washington, DC; Martin Luther King's ‘I Have A Dream’ speech 1963 T Note
Birmingham, Alabama, church bombing kills four 1963 T Note
Bodies of three Civil Rights workers found in Philadelphia, Mississippi 1964 T Note
The Black Panther Party 1965 - 1980 T
Black Power 1966 - 1980 T

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