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Name: _________________________

Date: ______________

Period: ____

The Civil Rights

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Student Objective: Students will use a Venn diagram to compare and contrast the agendas and strategies used by African Americans to communicate change with American Indians or Hispanic Americans. Students will identify at least 4 differences and 3 similarities.

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Roots of the Civil Rights Movement

 
 

whites were

facilities for blacks and as long

Plessy v. Ferguson (1896)

 

constitutional/segregation of races is not illegal

 

Enacted between the end of Reconstruction

(1877) and the start of the civil rights movement in the 1950s, Jim Crow laws enforced

Jim Crow Laws

 

between whites and

Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka (1954)

* More information below

 
 

14 year old boy who was brutally killed for whistling at a white woman

Emmett Till (August 1955)

VIDEO: Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka (1954)

As you are watching the video, write down 5 major points from the Brown v. Board of

Education of Topeka Supreme Court case.

1.

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4.

5.

NOTES: Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka (1954)

 17 May 1954: The United Sates Supreme Court ruled that the “ ” ______________________ doctrine
17 May 1954: The United Sates
Supreme Court ruled that the
“ ” ______________________
doctrine of _____________________
CLASS DISCUSSION: Questions to Consider
(1896) was ____________________.
As we are answering the following questions as a cla
thoughts and the comments from your peers.
Racial segregation in public
schools is a violation of the
___________________
1. Are modern A
“equal”? Why o
________________________________.
Key players:
o
PAIR-SHARE: Questions to Consider
o
Answer the following questions. Afterwards, turn to the partner next to you 2. and Are modern Ame
o
o
share your ideas.
Why or why not? U
o
1.
How would you feel if you were not able to go to school because of your previous and curre
skin color, race, sexual orientation, religions, etc.?
3. Are schools in other countries equal and/or segreg
2.
What would you do? Do you stay in the same school or attend another
school?

What techniques did civil rights activists use to challenge segregation?

  • 1. Boycott: ________________________________________________________

    • a. Montgomery Bus Boycott (1 December 1955)

    • b. Rosa Parks _________________________________________________

  • 2. Non-violent protests: ______________________________________________

  • 3. Sit-ins: __________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________

    • a. Formation of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee

  • 4. Freedom Rides (1961): ____________________________________________

  • ________________________________________________________________

    ________________________________________________________________

    Reflection-What if?

    Imagine you are a Freedom Rider. You are heading towards the Deep South,

    where segregation is very prominent. You notice white people coming towards

    you, shouting offensive racial remarks, holding clubs, breaking the bus’s window,

    and setting it on fire. Write a paragraph (5-8 sentences) addressing the following

    questions.

    What techniques did civil rights activists use to challenge segregation? 1. Boycott: ________________________________________________________ a. Montgomery Bus
    • 1. Would you risk your life to challenge segregation?

    • 2. Were the Freedom Rides an effective strategy to end segregation?

    • 3. Does “equality for all” come at a cost?

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    Date of birth: January 15, 1929 ---- Died: April 4, 1968

     

    o

     

    o

    March on Washington (1963):

     

    o

    o

    “I Have a Dream” speech

    Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Voting Rights Act of 1965

    Civil Rights Act of 1964

    •Outlawed discrimination on the basis of ________________________________________ ___________ _____________________________ •Required equal access to public places and
    •Outlawed discrimination on the basis of
    ________________________________________
    ___________
    _____________________________
    •Required equal access to public places
    and employment
    •Enforced
    _____________________________
    ______________________
    •Signed by President Lyndon B. Johnson
    and
    the

    Voting Rights Act of 1965

    •Signed into law on Aug. 6, 1965 by President Johnson •Outlawed discriminatory voting practices: •_______________________________ •_______________________________
    •Signed into law on Aug. 6, 1965 by President
    Johnson
    •Outlawed discriminatory voting practices:
    •_______________________________
    •_______________________________
    •_______________________________

    Changes in the Civil Rights Movement

    4 April 1968: Robert Kennedy announces that Martin Luther King, Jr. is dead

    Emphasis on black culture

     

    o

    Rejection of non-violent protests to communicate change

    o

    Embrace black power

    Nation of Islam

     

    Black Panthers

    Founded in 1930

    Founded in 1966 in Oakland,

    Early Leaders: __________________

    California

    and ___________________________

    Leaders: _______________

    Malcolm X preached _____________

    and ___________________

     

    o

    Opposed _________________

    Ideals/Goals:

    o

    ________________________ Followers should defend

    o

    _________________

     

    o

    _________________

     

     

    Ideas/Goals:

     

    o

    Combination of ____________

     

    and __________

     

    o

    Nation of Islam Black Panthers   Founded in 1930  Founded in 1966 in Oakland,
    Nation of Islam Black Panthers   Founded in 1930  Founded in 1966 in Oakland,

    American Indian Movement (AIM)

    American Indian Movement (AIM) was founded in 1968 by

    Dennis Banks and Russell Means

    Platform:

    o _______________________________

    o _______________________________

    o _______________________________

    o _______________________________

    Trail of Broken Treaties (1972):

    o

    American Indians protested in Washington, D.C.

    Nation of Islam Black Panthers   Founded in 1930  Founded in 1966 in Oakland,

    ______________________________________

    _____________________________________

    United Farm Workers

    Founded in 1962

    Leaders:

    and

    _________________________

    Farm workers demanded:

    o

    ____________________________

    o

    ____________________________

    Delano Strike:

    o

    ___________________________

    o

    ___________________________

    Nation of Islam Black Panthers   Founded in 1930  Founded in 1966 in Oakland,
    Conclusion
    Conclusion

    Draw a Venn diagram to compare and contrast the agenda and strategies of African

    Americans to communicate change with American Indians or Hispanic Americans.

    Identify at least 4 differences and 3 similarities. Lastly, write a 5-8 sentence summary

    about the Civil Rights Movement. Use the textbook for further guidance.