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Unit 1: A Time of Upheaval 1954-1980

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"An individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law." - Martin Luther King



Click here to download the Student Led Tutorial instructions.




Please download the presentations and print the slides for your notes.

The Movement Begins BrandinKirstenMitchSonja.ppt

The Movement Begins Part II The Movement Begins pt2.ppt

Challenging Segregation civil rights.pdf

Challenging Segregation Part II Challenging Segregation Part II- AJ.ppt

New Issues A.H. New Issues Presentation tina, donika, tyrel, darryn, daniel.ppt

New Issues Part II New Issues Part 2.ppt



Click here to access suggested Civil Rights web resources.



Vietnam Power Point

Protest song video www.youtube.com/watch?v=LBdeCxJmcAo




Interviews from NPR's Fresh Air:


April 4, 2008- Martin Luther King's Final Years



July 6, 2009- Robert McNamara on Doubts, and Vietnam



For Hollywood's Take see (be aware of film ratings prior to viewing):


- Full Metal Jacket

- Born on the Fourth of July

- Platoon

- The Deer Hunter


Civil Rights

- The Colour Purple (Oprah's in it!)

- Mississippi Burning

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