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1 CIVIL RIGHTS MUSEUM Chelsea Darrow, Brittany Martini, & Briana Meshkofski Class Period - 10

2 Jim Crow Stories  What interests you?  Madame CJ Walker became the first African American woman to become a self made millionaire.  What makes you angry or upset?  The Red Summer was upsetting to hear about because there were many riots.  What would you like to learn more about?  I would like to learn more about the Great Depression.

3 Atlanta Riot This is a depiction of the Atlanta Riot which took place in 1902.

4 Ku Klux Klan The Ku Klux Klan was originally organized in the winter of 1865 in Pulaski, Tennessee as a social club by six Confederat e veterans.

5 Charlotte Hawkins Brown Charlotte Hawkins Brown had arrived at the worst time of the Jim Crow era.

6 James Jones James Jones, a veteran of World War II, shares compelling stories from his tour of duty.

7 Harlem Renaissance The Harlem Renaissance was the name given to the cultural, social, and artistic explosion that took place in Harlem between the end of World War I and the middle of the 1930s.

8 Montgomery Bus Boycott  What interests you?  The story of Rosa Parks interests me because of her courage to do what she did.  What makes you angry or upset?  That Claudette Calvin, an African American 15-year-old, was arrested after allegedly violating bus segregation laws.  What would you like to learn more about?  I would like to learn more about Rosa Parks and her life story.

9 Rosa Parks When Rosa Parks refused to give up her bus seat so that a white man could sit, it is unlikely that she fully realized the forces she had set into motion and the controversy that would soon swirl around her.

10 After a Hearing Coretta Scot King, the Rev. Ralph Abernathy and the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. talking after leaving a Montgomer y Bus Boycott hearing.

11 Rosa Parks’ Death Rosa Parks died on October 24, 2005 – leaving a legacy behind.

12 Refusal of Seat It was very illegal for Rosa to refuse giving up her seat to that white man on that December 1 st afternoon.

13 Sarah Herbert It was dangerous for a white woman to support the Bus Boycott, but Sarah Herbert was one who did.

14 Central High  What interests you?  There were nine African American students chosen to be the first to integrate into Central High.  What makes you angry or upset?  Something that got me angry was that Orval Faubus ordered in the Arkansas National Guard. Most people thought the guardsmen were going to protect the black students from harm, but they were in fact there to keep those students out of the school.  What would you like to learn more about?  I would like to learn more about Melba Patillo and the rest of the Little Rock Nine.

15 Beginning of Integration Integration in Little Rock had lasted just part of a morning. With the mob vowing to attack the black teens, local police swiftly removed the students from the building. "The first day I was able to enter Central High School, what I felt inside was terrible, wrenching, awful fear. On the car radio I could hear that there was a mob." - Melba Pattillo

16 The Little Rock Nine These are the nine brave students picked to integrate Little Rock High School in 1957 with the president of the Arkansas Chapter of the NAACP.

17 Central High Forced to Close The governor at the time was so upset by the integration of Little Rock High School that in September, 1958 he shut down the school altogether.

18 Ernest Green Ernest Green in 1957, just days after he became one of the first black students of Central High. He later became the first black person to graduate from Central High.

19 Daisy Bates Daisy Bates was president of the Arkansas Chapter of the NAACP at the time, and a major supporter of the Little Rock Nine.

20 Martin Luther King, Jr.  What interests you?  Something that interests me is that Martin Luther King became such a hero because of his nonviolent protesting ways and his ideals on freedom.  What makes you angry or upset?  It upsets me that he was assonated even though he was such an amazing man.  What would you like to learn more about?  I would like to learn more about the life of Martin Luther King, Jr..

21 Mr. King King, and his policy of nonviolence protesting, was the dominant force in the civil-rights movement.

22 “I Have a Dream” The famous speech delivered in 1963 to more than 200,000 civil-rights marchers at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C.

23 Public Speaker Martin Luther King, Jr. often spoke to the media. He was a very public loved man.

24 Often Arrested Martin Luther King, Jr. was often getting arrested at protests. Although he was all about non- violent protesting.

25 5 th artifact Thousands of people attended the funeral of Martin Luther King, Jr.. He was assonated on April 4, 1968.

26 What We Learned  I learned that the riot in Atlanta started in  I also learned of Melba Patillo.  I learned that Martin Luther King, Jr. passed away when he was 33 years old.  Lastly, I learned that Rosa Parks sat in the white end of the bus on December 1,  By doing this project I learned that Martin Luther King, Jr. had a large policy on nonviolent protesting.  I also learned that the Ku Klux Klan was created in Tennessee.  I learned that both white and black people supported the Montgomery Bus Boycott.  Finally I learned that Ernest Green was the first African American person to graduate from Central High. Student #1Student #2


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