Category: Civil Rights Movement

Race in America

Another story in NPR’s series about race in America: “Checking More Than One Box”

Homework Due May 8

Read the following sections in the Civil Rights Movement packet: Kennedy Finally Acts The March on Washington The Civil Rights Act of 1964 Voting Rights Black Nationalism and Black Power Civil Rights Movement  Moves North We will hit the ground running on Wednesday – we will finish Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s speech “I Have …

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Homework Due April 12

Beginnings of the Civil Rights Movement Read the following pages in the textbook: 658 – 663, 711 – 712, 904 – 932. On page 913 answer questions # 1 (all), 3, 4 and 5.  Also read the following section from US Digital History.

New (and last) Unit: Civil Rights Movement

Essential Questions: Who decides how laws or rules are applied? How can we ensure that laws and rules are applied to everyone in the same way? What are civil rights? Who decides? How can we respond when our civil rights are violated? What can be done to strengthen the civil rights of individuals and groups? Is …

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NPR Story: The Race Card

When You’re Mixed Race, One Box is Not Enough Six Words: Ask Who I Am, Not What  

Martin Luther King Jr – Letters and Speeches

Please read one (or both) of these famous Civil Rights texts written by Martin Luther King Jr.  Annotate your choice and be prepared to discuss it in class. “Letter from a Birmingham Jail” “I Have a Dream” Also if you would like to listen to the speech here is an audio file.

Civil Rights PPT – Student Presentations

Since we are studying the Civil Rights movement I thought you might like to have these two student presentations for your viewing pleasure.  Thanks to Darcee and Jay for sharing! Martin Luther King Jr PPT Montgomery Bus Boycott

Civil Rights Movement – our last Unit (really a mini-unit)

Please read Chapter 29, pages 906 – 929 – this is due by Wed/Thurs.  By Friday/Monday please complete the following identifications/questions: Page 913 – # 1 (ALL ), 3 and 4 Page 922 – # 1 (NOT – James Meredith, Fannie Lou Hammer) and 3 Page 929 – #1 (NOT – Stokely Carmichael, Kerner Commission …

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Unit 12 Essential Questions

Who decides how laws or rules are applied? How can we ensure that laws and rules are applied to everyone in the same way? What are civil rights? Who decides? How can we respond when our civil rights are violated? What can be done to strengthen the civil rights of individuals and groups? Is civil disobedience …

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Civil Rights Movement Resources / Homework Due May 17

Unit 12 Outline Civil Rights Movement Textbook PPT Civil Rights Movement – The Leaders Review the following pages: 385 – 395, 399 – 401, 492 – 494, 496 – 497, 530 – 531, 598 – 600 Read the following pages in the textbook: 658 – 663, 711 – 712, 904 – 932 Eulogy for Malcolm …

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