Vietnam Era Influential People Teacher Resources

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Becoming Us

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
The mission statement of the National Museum of American History’s Becoming US: Teaching Immigration and Migration History in the 21st Century series is to provide “educational resources for high school teachers and students to learn...
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Lincoln and Civil Liberties

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students explore the suspension of habeas corpus. In this American history lesson, students examine how President Lincoln handled constitutional issues during the Civil War as they research, debate, and write about the topic.
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Black History: Famous People, Movements, Events (Crossword Puzzle)

For Students 8th - 11th
If you want a light exercise to review 12 famous people, events, and movements in American history, with a focus on African-American history, this crossword puzzle may be useful. It requires familiarity with Rosa Parks, Martin Luther...
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Part Five: Delivering Justice: W. W. Law and the Fight for Civil Rights

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Scholars read and become familiar with peaceful protests detailed in the story, Delivering Justice: W.W. Law and the Fight for Civil Rights by Jim Haskins. Pupils reexamine the tale and use the Six Steps to Nonviolent Direct Action in...
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The 1960s in America

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Discover the incredible change and volatility that was 1960s America with an engaging, informative video. It begins with an extensive overview of pivotal moments during the civil rights movement and the subsequent shift toward militant...
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Civil Rights Biography: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Why do schools and government offices close one day every January to honor the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.? Young learners discover the achievements and lasting significance of this influential figure in American history with...
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Part Four: Nobody Gonna Turn Me 'Round: Stories and Songs of the Civil Rights Movement

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
In the story, Nobody Gonna Turn Me 'Round: Stories and Songs of the Civil Rights Movement by Doreen Rappaport, listeners become familiar with nonviolent protests of the Civil Rights Movement through music. Scholars then compose original...
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The Civil Rights Movement Encyclopedia

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students conduct research on the Civil Rights Movement and participants in order to create an encyclopedia with alphabetical articles about some of the leaders and the ordinary people who made a difference in the movement. The articles...
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Jackie Robinson and Civil Rights

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students complete a worksheet and study key vocabulary while researching the biography of Jackie Robinson and the Civil Rights Movement. They chose another Civil Rights leader to investigate and present to the rest of the class before...
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Reconstruction to Civil Rights

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders complete a unit of lessons on the period of time from Reconstruction to the Civil Rights movement. They analyze and interpret political cartoons and editorials, conduct research on famous civil rights places, and complete...
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Freedom’s Ring: King’s “I Have a Dream” Speech

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech was the clarion call for the modern Civil Rights Movement. Using the immortal words of King, an animated screen allows pupils to hear his words delivered to the March on Washington in...
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Heart of the Matter

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Most people have heard of Dr. Maetin Luther King, Jr. and his famous "I Have a Dream" Speech. But few have heard of Philip Randolph and Bayard Rustin. Who were these guys and what did they have to do with the famous landmark event in the...
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Strategizing for Freedom

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Booker T. Washington, W.E.B. DuBois, Marcus Garvey, and A. Philip Randolph developed different views on how to advancing Civil Rights for African-Americans. Class members research these famous figures and their strategies before...
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Last Days of Martin Luther King, Jr.

For Teachers 6th - 12th
New ReviewOn April 4, 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee. Four video clips reveal the events of that time, including the shift in the focus of the Civil Rights Movement, the aftermath of the assassination, and...
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Famous People

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Pupils increase their self-esteem and identify how and why they are important. They listen to various books. as listed in the lesson. Then, students list various famous people and write about how those same people are famous. Finally,...
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Civil Rights Leaders; Past and Present

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the concept of social justice. In this Civil Rights lesson, students fulfill the Rubric for Historical Research requirements as they conduct research on a Civil Rights or Anti-Apartheid Movements leader.
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Unsung Heroes of the Civil Rights Movement

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils analyze historic rulings that played roles in the Civil Rights Movement. In this civil right lesson, students research Internet and print sources regarding Plessy v. Ferguson, Sipuel v. Board of Regents of the University of...
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Famous Americans

For Teachers 3rd
Do you recognize these famous people? Examine the lives of famous Americans like Helen Keller and Thomas Jefferson. To accomplish this, your class will study the contributions made by the famous people listed here. They will identify the...
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Martin Luther King Jr. and Nonviolence

For Teachers K - 5th
Using the book, Martin's Big Words, learners will discover the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Vocabulary is identified throughout the story by using several his famous protest speeches as examples. Class discussions on racism, during...
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Ruby Bridges: A Simple Act of Courage, Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Designed for a plethora of Common Core standards, your young historians will learn about the story of Ruby Bridges and the civil rights movement through expository and persuasive writing activities, as well as by viewing and analyzing an...
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The Negro Leagues: The People, Places and Experiences of Black Baseball

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Get out of the classroom and go for a walk, all while teaching young scholars about the Negro baseball leagues of the early and mid-1900s. Based on a Walking Classroom podcast, this lesson explores the widespread impact of segregation on...
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1968: The Poor People's Campaign

For Teachers 6th - Higher Ed
New ReviewThe Poor People's Campaign of 1968 marked a shift in the civil rights movement to economic issues. Speakers in four C-SPAN video clips discuss different aspects of the campaign including Resurrection City, the Economic Bill of Rights,...
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Violence Prevention

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Compare and contrast the ideologies of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle schoolers conduct research regarding civil rights and rhetorical strategies used in political speechs. They examine the strategies that both men employed...
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Mary Church Terrell | Unladylike2020

For Students 7th - 12th
Catalytic events wake people up. For Mary Church Terrell the lynching of her friend Thomas Moss lead to her involvement in the catalytic events of suffrage, anti-lynching, and desegregation. Learn more about this amazing woman and her...