I can summarize the key events of the Civil Rights Movement, & I can evaluate the impact of each.
Critical Vocabulary: “Separate but Equal,” Plessy v. Ferguson, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Earl Warren, Brown v. Board of Education, Thurgood Marshall, “All Deliberate Speed,” Civil Disobedience, Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King, Jr., Montgomery Bus Boycott, Southern Christian Leadership Conference, Civil Rights Act of 1957, Orval Faubus, Little Rock Nine, Greensboro Sit-Ins, John F. Kennedy, Freedom Riders, Robert Kennedy, James Meredith, “Letter from Birmingham City Jail,” March on Washington, Lyndon B. Johnson, Great Society, Michael Harrington, The Other America, Twenty-Fourth Amendment, Civil Rights Act of 1964, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Selma, Voting Rights Act of 1965, ‘Affirmative Action,” Richard Nixon, Philadelphia Plan of 1969, “Reverse Discrimination,” Swann v. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education, Watts Riots, Kerner Commission, Malcolm X, “Black Power,” Stokely Carmichael, Black Panthers
Homework: The Civil Rights Movement
Tentative Test Date: April 27
History, although sometimes made up of the few acts of the great, is more often shaped by the many acts of the small.
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