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60.camp forrest:  army training camp near tullahoma, tn.  one of the largest training camps in the country.  was also used to house german and italian pows.

61.cordell hull:  tennessean who was secretary of state for franklin roosevelt.  helped create the united nations.

62.oak ridge: town in tennessee chosen for refining uranium as part of the manhattan project to build an atomic bomb.  oak ridge was chosen because its location would make it hard to spy on and hard to attack.  it also had cheap electricity thanks to tva.  the uranium refined there was later used to make 'little boy,' dropped on hiroshima.  the plutonium used in 'fat man,' dropped on nagasaki, was refined in hanford, washington.

63.alcoa:  company town built by the aluminum company of america in tennessee.  alcoa built hydroelectric dams on tributaries of the tennessee.  their aluminum was used in wwi and wwii warplanes.

64.eastman chemical company:  a chemical company located in kingsport, tennessee, and one of the largest employers in the state.  it produced explosives for the military during wwii at the holston ordnance works and helped manage the y-12 nuclear reactor in oak ridge during wwii, bringing scientists from kingsport to work there.

65.plessy v. ferguson:  1896 supreme court case that declared 'separate but equal' segregation was legal.

66.brown v. board:  1954 supreme court case that declared that separate facilities in education were inherently unequal; ordered desegregation with all deliberate speed.

67.miranda v. arizona:  1966 supreme court case that determined that anyone placed under arrest must be made aware of his rights, or else information obtained from him is not admissible in court.

68.gideon v. wainwright:  1963 supreme court case that determined that accused persons have a right to an attorney while on trial and that the court must provide one for those who cannot afford one.

69.escobedo v. illinois:  1964 supreme court case that determined that people in police custody have a right to an attorney while being questioned by the police.

70.clinton high school:  high school in clinton, tn, that was the first to be desegregated (1956-57 school year) in accordance with the brown v. board decision.

71.the clinton twelve:  12 african-american students who attended clinton high school.

72.governor frank clement:  governor of tennessee during the integration of clinton high school who sent the national guard to protect the black students.  he also supported education across the state and made sure that all students got textbooks paid for by the state.

73.little rock central high school:  high school in arkansas desegregated in 1957-58 in accordance with the brown v. board decision.  it was opposed by many local people and governor orval faubus, who used the national guard to keep black students out of the school.  eventually president eisenhower sent the 101st airborne to protect the students and force integration.

74.montgomery bus boycott:  boycott of the montgomery, alabama bus system by african-americans following the arrest of rosa parks for refusing to give up her seat to a white passenger.  it lasted from december, 1955 to december, 1956, and forced montgomery to desegregate its bus system.  martin luther king, junior was one of the leaders and this helped him become nationally famous.

75.freedom riders:  white and black people, mostly students, who rode integrated busses into the south.  some were from tennessee, and at least one of the busses was loaded in nashville.  the first freedom rides were in 1961.

76.birmingham bombings:  black churches, homes, and businesses were often bombed in birmingham, alabama.  the most famous was at the 16th street baptist church in 1963 which killed four black girls.

77.nashville lunch counters:  site of peaceful sit-ins organised by students from february to may, 1960 that integrated nashville's lunch counters.

78.martin luther king, junior's march to washington:  march by 200,000-300,000 people to washington, d.c. in august, 1963 to demand civil rights laws.  king made his famous 'i have a dream' speech during the event.  this march helped lead to passage of the civil rights act of 1964 and the voting rights act of 1965.

79.the civil rights act (1964):  outlawed many forms of discrimination against blacks and women, including racial segregation. it ended unequal application of voter registration requirements and racial segregation in schools, at the workplace, and by facilities that served the general public.

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