The Civil rights Movement: an introduction (Khan Academy)
PBS: Lyrics of the Freedom Songs of the Civil Rights Era
Excellent primary sources!
POSSIBLE KEY QUESTION: How important was the Montgomery Bus Boycott in the progress of the Civil Rights Movement?
Sub-Question: How did the protest progress?
Sub-Question: What was Rosa Park's role in the boycott?
Sub-Question: What was Martin Luther King's role in the boycott?
POSSIBLE KEY QUESTION: How did the activities of the Freedom Riders and Sit-ins bolster the U.S. Civil Rights Movement?
Sub-Question: Who were the leaders and partners of the Freedom Riders and Sit-in protesters?
Sub-Question: What methods did they use to desegregate interstate transportation?
Sub-Question: Who were the opponents to the Freedom Riders and Sit-in protesters, and what were their responses?
Sub-Question: What were the outcomes of these protests?
POSSIBLE KEY QUESTION: What was the significance of the Selma to Montgomery march in the civil rights movement?
Sub-Question: What was the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and what were its provisions?
Sub-Question: Why was Selma selected as the beginning of the march?
Sub-Question: What was Governor George Wallace's role in the march?
Sub-Question: What role did Martin Luther King play in the march?
Martin Luther King
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Martin Luther King ebook
This is an article from the New York Times)
Malcolm X ebook
Martin Luther King AND Malcolm X
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Source Evaluation Skills
Adapted from the book by Douglas Newton, ‘Germany 1918-1945: From Days of Hope to Years of Horror’, Collins Dove, Melbourne, 1990.
Analysing Political Cartoons
From 'History Alive 10', by Robert Darlington. Scanned under licence.
Analysing Propaganda Posters
From 'History Alive 10', by Robert Darlington.