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29 reviewed resources for non-violent revolutions

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A “Counter Revolution” in North Carolina

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
Individuals read a passage about segregation, as a homework assignment, before coming to class the next day to learn about the Greensboro sit-ins—a landmark event during the civil rights movement. Packed with guiding questions, group...
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Revolution '67, Lesson 2: What Happened in July 1967? How Do We Know?

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Even in a world in which dozens of participants and curious onlookers record every controversial event, the basic facts of what happened are often in dispute. Revolution '67, Lesson 2 explores 1967 Newark, New Jersey using an examination...
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Revolution '67, Lesson 1: Protest: Why and How

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
To some people, protesting is as American as apple pie, but the factors that lead to protests can be as confusing to veteran activists as to today's youth. Revolution '67 explores the riots in Newark, New Jersey as a case study.  Using...
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American Revolution: Attempting to Resolve Disputes by Communication

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students study conflicts over taxation. In this American Revolution lesson plan, students research the taxes imposed on the colonists by the British and determine how the colonists attempted to abolish the taxes through non-violent...
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Making Change: Revolutionary Tactics of the Civil Rights Movement

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed Standards
The film American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs introduces viewers to the differing philosophies of and strategies employed by 1960s civil rights leaders such as Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr. and the debate over...
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Gandhi’s 12 Vows: Training Warriors of Non-violence

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Students examine Gandhi’s ‘Walk n Talk’ strategy. In this lesson on civil disobedience, students evaluate Gandhi’s non-violent method of satyagraha as an effective mode of revolution.      
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Gandhi's Non-violent Revolutions: Examining Tools to Make Non-violent

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students analyze Gandhi's philosophy of nonviolent social change. In this nonviolence and social change lesson, students research a leader from the attached list who practiced nonviolent social change. Students write their own poem...
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The Story of India - Freedom and Liberation - 5/6

For Teachers 6th - 12th
The freedom movement begins with part five of this six-part series. A new revolution marks the first glimpse at a new India, a free India. Mahatma Gandhi breaks the yoke of British rule through non-violence and passive resistance, a...
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Civil Rights and Civil Disobedience

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What is the difference between lawful protest and civil disobedience? Why is the difference important? A 16-slide presentation clearly defines the differences and presents strategies for nonviolent resistance.
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"The Horse America Throwing His Master"

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students use a variety of documents relating to the American Revolution as a springboard for further research on the era. Students work in groups and use their research to create a timeline. Students then visit a museum presenting...
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Striving for Independence: Africa, India, and Latin America 1900-1949

For Teachers 11th - 12th
An amazing PowerPoint on the decolonization of Africa, India, and Latin America. As each nation fought for independence, changes occurred economically, socially, and politically. Each of these changes are outlined in a thorough and...
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The Indian Subcontinent Since 1947: The Legacy of Independence

For Teachers 7th - 10th
An exploration of Indian and Pakistani cultures and conflicts throughout the 20th - 21st centuries, this presentation features relevant political cartoons and poignant photos to illustrate the breadth of politics in India and Pakistan....
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Nonviolence and Peace Movements: Crash Course World History 228

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Is violence inevitable, or can peace overcome war? A Crash Course World History discusses how Leo Tolstoy influenced Mohandas Gandhi to use nonviolent resistance against British Imperialism, and how Gandhi's example became a model for...
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Part Two: Freedom on the Menu—The Greensboro Sit-Ins

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Accompany a reading of, Freedom on the Menu: The Greensboro Sit-Ins by Carole Boston Weatherford, with an in-depth investigation into nonviolent protest using primary and secondary sources, narratives, and documentary excerpts. 
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Civil Disobedience from Antigone to Hunger Games

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Study the concepts and practice of civil disobedience through fiction and nonfiction texts.
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Gandhi's Salt March, A Simulation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine Gandhi's Salt March. In this peace and tolerance lesson, students discuss the Salt Tax Levy that was imposed in India. Students then debate how the Indian National Congress should have handled the issue.
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Martin Luther King Jr. Who Is He?

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students describe MLk's leadership of the desegregation movement. Students discuss the meaning of non-violent revolution. Students identify the difference between their lives and those ofcitizens in 1963. Students write a short essay...
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Unit on Gandhi and Ahimsa

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students explore the history of Gandhi and his viewpoint and example of nonviolence.  In this World History instructional activity, students complete numerous research assignments and activities over the course of nine lessons to expand...
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Free India: Resisting British Rule in India

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students explore the impact of nonviolence during Gandhi's Free India movement.  In this World History lesson, students complete several activities including research, class discussions and a multimedia project, all centered around Gandhi.
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Civil Disobedience

For Students 7th - 12th
In this online interactive philosophy quiz worksheet, students respond to 30 multiple choice questions about Thoreau's Civil Disobedience. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Civil Disobedience During the Civil Rights Movvement

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders evaluate the role and consequences of civil disobedience compared to other forms of protest in the civil rights movement of the 1960s. They use Henry David Thoreau's essay, "Civil Disobedience," to delvelop their knowledge...
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Give Peace A Chance: Nonviolence as a valid strategy for social change

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students analyze how people solve conflicts. In this conflict resolution lesson, students look at Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King's nonviolence movements. They see the reasoning behind nonviolence and how it works. 
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Satyagrah: Social Change vs. Social Transformation

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students examine the difference between social change and social transformation. they learn through discussion in order to be able to research and analyze a systematic social injustice. Students identify their part in a wider social...
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Lesson: Emory Douglas: Decoding Images and Vocabulary Activity

For Teachers 9th - 12th
To better understand the work of Black Panther logo artist Emory Douglas, learners define literary devices. They define a series of words such as metaphor, simile, and assonance, then place an example of that device found in Emory...