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Civil Rights Issues


Recognize examples of how the United States confronted Civil Rights issues (i.e., Brown vs. Board of Education, Montgomery Bus Boycott, Birmingham Civil Rights March, American Indian Movement [AIM], and the Civil Rights Act of 1964). 5.5.8

Links verified 7/13/2016

  1. Major Features of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
  2. Martin Luther King Jr. Papers Project - This site contains secondary documents written about Martin Luther King, Jr., as well as primary documents written during King's life.
  3. Civil Rights - The Learning Page - Many resources of this time
  4. Brown vs Board of Education - PDF files to print - quiz, activities, free poster, and more
  5. Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott - Description of the event
  6. Fight No More Forever - Trials of the Native Americans - Click on the areas on the right.
  7. A Line in the Sand - Native American land takeover.

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