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Transcript of LA7-CivilRightsMovement
2. Who was this civil rights leader? (biographical details, key events, highlights of life)
3. How did this person demonstrate courage and personal sacrifice?
4. What change did this civil ights leader help to bring about? (What rights did this leader win?) Examine the topic choice and
in the boxes below... http://floydlibrarymediacenter.weebly.com The struggle for Civil Rights is important to all of us. Tommie Smith and John Carlos – Expelled from Olympics for raising Fist of Black Power after winning medals
1968 Summer Olympics, Mexico City
Civil Rights Movement The Greensboro Four - Franklin McCain, Joseph McNeil, Ezell Blair, Jr., and David Richmond - Sit-in protest at a department store, led to sit-ins as an effective method of protest and catalyst for change
Civil Rights Movement Chaney, Goodman, and Schwerner – The murders of these three civil rights activists in Mississippi spurred the signing of the 1964 Civil Rights Act.
James Earl Chaney
1964 Civil Rights Act
Voter Registration John Lewis and James Zwerg – organizers/participants in the Freedom Rides that followed the Montgomery Bus Boycott and Boynton v. Virginia
Boynton v. Virginia (1960 Supreme Court decision declaring segregation in interstate transportation illegal)
Civil Rights Movement Ida B. Wells – “Grandmother of the Civil Rights Movement” – writer and speaker: anti-lynching, women’s suffrage, civil rights
Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad (1885, refused to give up her seat)
Jim Crow cars (on trains)
Negro Fellowship League
Civil Rights Movement Jackie Robinson – first black major league baseball player
Desegregation of baseball
Brooklyn Dodgers Elizabeth Eckford - one of the Little Rock Nine… first students to integrate Central High, Little Rock, Arkansas
Little Rock Nine
Civil rights movement Ruby Bridges - the first black child to attend an all-white elementary school in the South
William Frantz Elementary -New Orleans, Louisiana
Civil Rights Movement EQ: What techniques can I
use to comprehend what I read? ELACC7R1: Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says as well as inferences drawn from text.
ELACCR5: Analyze the main ideas and sup-porting details presented in diverse media and formats.
ELACC7W9: Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection and research.
LMC1:1:5 Evaluate information found in selected sources on on the basis of accuracy, validity, appropriateness to need, importance, and social and cultural context.