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Fifty Years Of Civil Rights Act | Youngzine

Fifty Years Of Civil Rights Act | Youngzine | Civil Rights and Women's Suffrage | Scoop.it
The Civil War lasted from 1861 to 1865. It was a conflict that occurred between America’s northern (the Union) and southern states (the Confederacy). Each side had a different opinion about slavery. The North was against it, while the South supported it. After the Civil War, in which the Union (the North) won, slavery was abolished, mainly
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Civil Rights Act - HISTORY.com

Civil Rights Act - HISTORY.com | Civil Rights and Women's Suffrage | Scoop.it

Find out more about the history of Civil Rights Act, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more presented by the History Channel.


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J. Pittman's curator insight, February 21, 2014 1:43 AM

Explore this webpage about the Civil Rights Act. As you read, take notes on the following: the date the bill was signed, the name of the President who signed it, and what the bill accomplished.

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March on Washington Fast Facts

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Here's a look at what you need to know about the 1963 March on Washington, led by Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. and others. The 50th anniversary of this historic event is August 28, 2013.


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J. Pittman's curator insight, February 21, 2014 1:03 AM

Explore the photos from the March on Washington, and read the Facts section to learn more about who led the March, who supported the March, and who the popular entertainers were that performed at the event.

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Thurgood Marshall - EnchantedLearning.com

Thurgood Marshall - EnchantedLearning.com | Civil Rights and Women's Suffrage | Scoop.it

Thurgood Marshall (July 2, 1908 - Jan. 24, 1993) was the first African-American justice of the US Supreme Court.


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J. Pittman's curator insight, February 19, 2014 10:44 PM

Read the information on this link to learn more about the life of Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall. Create a timeline of five important events in his life.

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Brown v. Board of Education

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Imagine you are a seven year old and have to walk one mile to a bus stop by walking through a railroad switching station and then waiting for a school bus to go to a "black elementary school" or a school where only African-American children went. This is what happened to Linda Brown, an African-American third grader from Topeka, Kansas.


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J. Pittman's curator insight, February 19, 2014 5:33 PM

Click on this link to read about how the Supreme Court case Brown v. Board of Education forever changed how African-American children like Linda Brown enrolled in school.

 

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Women's Suffrage | Scholastic.com

Women's Suffrage | Scholastic.com | Civil Rights and Women's Suffrage | Scoop.it
Explore the history of women's suffrage with interactive maps and quizzes. Plus, discover Effie Hobby, who remembers voting in the first U.S. presidential election open to women, just over 80 years ago. She tells her story and answers student questions.
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Rosa Parks Timeline

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A Timeline of Major Events in Rosa Parks' Life


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J. Pittman's curator insight, February 21, 2014 3:44 PM

Please explore the links included on this timeline to learn more about the major events in the life of Rosa Parks. What do you think was a major factor in her decision to keep her bus seat that famous December day?

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Voting Rights Act - HISTORY.com

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Find out more about the history of Voting Rights Act, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more presented by The History Channel.


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J. Pittman's curator insight, February 20, 2014 12:04 AM

Explore this link to learn all about the Voting Rights Act. Make notes as you explore the information on when the Act was passed, which President signed it into law, and the effect the Act had on voters.

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Rosa Parks Bus - The Story Behind the Bus

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The Story Behind the Bus presented by the Henry Ford Museum


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J. Pittman's curator insight, February 21, 2014 4:24 PM

Study the information on this link to discover more about the events that led up to the Montgomery Bus Boycott. What laws did Rosa Parks break when she refused to give up her seat? Was she the first African-American arrested for refusing to give up her seat?

 

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BrainPOP | Martin Luther King, Jr.

BrainPOP | Martin Luther King, Jr. | Civil Rights and Women's Suffrage | Scoop.it

In this educational animated movie about Social Studies, learn about civil rights, Jim Crow laws, segregation, racism, boycotts, speeches, the Nobel Peace Prize, protests, and assassination.


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J. Pittman's curator insight, February 19, 2014 5:12 PM

Please select "Click Here to Play Movie" on this link. Once you watch the short animated movie on Martin Luther King, Jr., please select Quiz then Classic Quiz. After the quiz has been completed, click "E-mail Results" to send your quiz results to your teacher.

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Civil Rights for Kids: Overview

Kids learn about the history of civil rights including leaders, movements, timelines, glossary, and major events. What does civil rights mean and why are they important?
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