Presentation on theme: "“A Change is Gonna’ Come,” Sam Cooke, 1963"— Presentation transcript:
1“A Change is Gonna’ Come,” Sam Cooke, 1963 I was born by the river in a little tentOh and just like the river I've been running ever sinceIt's been a long, a long time comingBut I know a change gonna come, oh yes it willIt's been too hard living but I'm afraid to dieCause I don't know what's up there beyond the skyI go to the movie and I go downtownSomebody keep telling me don't hang aroundThen I go to my brotherAnd I say brother help me pleaseBut he winds up knocking meBack down on my kneesOhhhhhhhhh.....There been times that I thought I couldn't last for longBut now I think I'm able to carry on
2CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT: AFRICAN AMERICANCIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT:Non-Violent
3Learning Targets Evaluate the need for a Civil Rights Movement Describe the non-violent actions of the Civil Rights MovementSummarize the accomplishments of the Civil Rights Movement
111954: Brown Vs. Board of Education Ruled that separate schools are NOT equalMany Southern states refused to integrate (i.e. Little Rock)"I draw the line in the dust and toss the gauntlet before the feet of tyranny and I say segregation now, segregation tomorrow, segregation forever." Governor of Alabama George Wallace, Inaugural address, Jan. 14, 1963
121956: Montgomery Bus Boycott Rosa Parks refused to give up her seatNAACP and MLK, Jr. organizedSuccessful after one yearRosa Park’s ArrestMLK, Jr.
131960: Sit-Ins Blacks refused to leave “whites only” Woolworths counter Non-violent method spreadsOriginal “sit-in” in GreensboroIdea spreads across the South
14Whiteboard Moment Civil Disobedience: Sit Ins Review the instructions for the Sit-Ins.Which of these would be the most difficult to follow?
151961: Freedom Rides Sponsored by C.O.R.E. (Congress for Racial Equality) Tested Supreme Court decision Blacks and whites rode buses together
161963: March on Washington Demonstration to support Civil Rights bill Martin Luther King Jr. “I Have a Dream”
171964: Voting Rights Drive “Freedom Summer” organized by students Helped blacks to register to vote
18White Board Moment In one word, describe the civil rights movement. In one word, describe the reaction by some white southerners to the civil rights movement.
23White Board MomentWhat do you think was the most important accomplishment of the Civil Rights Movement? Why?
24ReflectionAfter reading the primary sources, answer the following in your notebook:Summarize the method of civil disobedience.What was the purpose of using civil disobedience in protest?How effective do you think civil disobedience was in the Civil Rights Movement?