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This short essay describes the social, political, and educational climate that resulted in the 1968 Los Angeles walkouts.

In this activity students analyze the lyrics to a popular Vietnam War protest song and discuss how music can be used to motivate people and for protest. Then students will create a new stanza for the protest song "I-Feel-Like-I'm Fixin'-To-Die Rag."…

In this activity, students analyze documents to arrange events on a timeline of women's suffrage. The timeline and documents will help students understand the intersection of social movements and constitutional change. This activity can be modified…

These are the "event" and "date" cards used to complete a timeline of significant events in the women's suffrage movement. The directions for this activity can be found in the activity "Social Movements and Constitutional Change: Women's Suffrage."

These worksheets are designed to help students analyze nine primary sources in the activity "Social Movements and Constitutional Change: Women's Suffrage." Also included here are the answer keys for the worksheets.

In this activity, students read cards about various civil rights protests and events during the 1940s. For each event, students match the issue (voting rights, fair employment, fair housing, or segregation in public places) at stake, identify the key…

These cards are for the activity "The Movement Before the Movement: Civil Rights Activism in the 1940s." Before beginning the activity, the teacher should print and cut out a set of event cards and who-what-where cards for each student or group…

This is the writing prompt for the activity "The Movement Before the Movement: Civil Rights Activism in the 1940s."

In this letter Angelina Grimke, abolitionist and women's rights advocate, argues for the right of propertied women to participate in government through petitions despite their lack of enfranchisement. This letter was a part of a series of essays that…

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On October 20, 1916, the National Women's Party (NWP) organized a suffrage demonstration outside of an auditorium in Chicago where President Woodrow Wilson was giving a campaign speech. Wilson, a Democrat, was running for his second term as…
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