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The 1960s at a Glance

A Detailed History Timeline of the 1960s

On February 1, four African American college students sat down at a segregated Woolworth's lunch counter in Greensboro, North Carolina. They were not served but were allowed to sit; in the days that followed, more and more students came to Woolworth's, culminating in a 300-person peaceful protest on February 5th. The protest ended on February 6th due to a bomb scare, but the event had a lasting impact on the American civil rights movement.

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A Timeline of 1964 and 1963 Civil Rights Milestones

This civil rights movement timeline covers the struggle's second phase in which nonviolent action was put to the test during the early 1960s.

The definitive Bobber timeline – For The Ride

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Martin Luther king Jr. Timeline 2015

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Timeline 2015 revealed Martin’s birthday as an American federal holiday. In 1960s, Martin Luther King Jr. was a civil rights activist.