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The Civil Rights Movement
Transcript of The Civil Rights Movement
SWBAT describe the roles of political organizations that promoted civil rights, including ones from African American, Chicano, American Indian, women's, and other civil rights movements.
Civil rights are legal and political rights enjoyed by the inhabitants of a country.
What exactly is the Civil Rights Movement?
These are some of your Civil Rights...
Right to a fair public trial.
Right to privacy and freedom from unwarranted searches and seizures.
Freedom from arbitrary and indefinite detention and arbitrary and unfair deportation.
Freedom from cruel and abusive treatment and punishment.
Freedom of speech and assembly, including the right to dissent without fear of government spying or intimidation.
Freedom from discriminatory treatment based on race, religion, ethnicity, national origin, gender, or political beliefs.
Monday, March 31, 2014
Vol XCIII, No. 311
What would you do for your rights?!
In the CRM, people fought for social equality.
Social equality is an ideal condition in which all members of society have the same basic rights, security, opportunities, obligations and social benefits.
The Civil Rights Movement
Once you are done writing the term and definition, write it in your own words. :)
Each index card is labeled with an action. You will select the action that you would choose in each scenario. Be honest!
The school has decided to ban all chips and soda from the cafeteria.
Students will no longer be allowed to select their classes for the 2014-2015 school year.
In light of the STAAR test, students will be required to attend Sunday and Saturday tutorials if they achieve lower than a 90% on any quiz or test
The government has taken away all rights to vote and your freedom of speech because of your race, gender, or class.
The school will now allow teachers to use corporal punishment at any point for any reason in the class. So long as it does not leave a bruise…
In the 1960s, many groups were disenfranchised [not allowed to vote] and treated unfairly.
These major groups include----- African Americans, Latinos, American Indians, and women.
Many of these groups formed organizations, to attain social equality. They helped organize movements, demonstrations, and boycotts. Some used peaceful means and others used violence.
Now, we will complete the jigsaw puzzle activity! Listen for your name, I have assigned you into groups! Muhahahaha!
Your group will be responsible for presenting the information you gathered on a specific organizations on a worksheet I will provide for you. We will be looking at:
League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC)
Congress on Racial Equality (CORE)
United Farm Workers Organization Committee (UFWOC)
Black Panther Party
La Raza Unida Party
National Organization for Women (NOW)
American Indian Movement (AIM)
You will have approximately 20 minutes to complete this assignment.
Then, you will transfer the information to the poster sheet.
After, you will present your information to the class, and your classmates will write your information in their notebooks.