1945
World War II ends

December 1, 1955
Montgomery Bus Boycott begins

April 17, 1960
SNCC is formed at Shaw University

September 15, 1963
16th Street Church bombing

March 25, 1965
Selma-to-Montgomery March

May 17, 1954
Brown v. Board of Education

February 1, 1960
Woolworth’s sit-in in Greensboro, NC

August 28, 1963
March on Washington D.C.

July 2, 1964
Johnson signs the Civil Rights Act

August 10, 1965
Johnson signs Voting Rights Act