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OBJECTIVES



Upon completion of this lesson, students will be able to:
• identify some of the significant events that framed the Civil Rights Movement ("Movement") from 1954-1972;

• evaluate the goals and objectives of the Movement, as a whole;

• analyze the leaders of the Movement and how they influenced its direction and the focus;

• compare multiple perspectives written about the same issue so that students will learn how to effectively differentiate between historical facts, historical interpretations and historical opinions.

ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS



•  What are some of the significant events that happened during the Movement from 1954-1972?

•  How did these events impact upon the lives of all Americans?

•  How did the three branches (Executive, Judicial and Legislative) respond to these events?

•  What was the social, political and socio-economic climate during this time period?

•  Who were the Black leaders and how did they influence the focus and direction of the Movement?

 

 

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