2 Warm Up #1AmnesiaI will read you a series of clues. DO NOT SHOUT the ANSWERS OUT…please and thank you.After the last clue is read it will say “I am…” and then you can all shout it out.
3 Who Am I?My dad fought de jure segregation in public schools….(and won!).It was because of me that the Supreme Court overturned Plessy v Ferguson (separate but equal)The Supreme Court case that sparked the Civil Rights movement has my last name in itI am….
4 Who Am I? I am 14. I went to Mississippi to visit my aunt. I supposedly whistled at a white woman and was murdered for it.My killers were not punished for their crimes.My death reveals the failure of the Southern court systemsMy mother chose to have an open casket to show the world my mutilated bodyI am….
5 Who Am I? I was the secretary for the Montgomery chapter of the NAACP My act of civil disobedience led to the Montgomery bus boycott.I am….
6 Who are we? We challenged the segregation laws in Arkansas. There were nine of us.We had to be escorted to school and class by the National Guard.We are….
11 Who Am I?I am a Reverend.I believe in nonviolence civil disobedience.I led many individuals in protests in Birmingham, AlabamaI gave a famous speech at the March on Washington in 1963I am known for my fantastic oratory skills.I was assassinated in 1968I am….
15 Who Am I?I was the President that passed the Civil Rights Act of which allowed the Federal government to investigate civil rights abuses.My first name is Dwight.I am….
16 Who Are We? We are high school activists We believe in nonviolent civil disobedience.We engaged in a series of sit ins, wade ins, and read ins and were arrested because we broke Jim Crow laws in Southern States.We are….
17 Who Am I? I was born in Nebraska and went to jail While in jail, I joined the Nation of Islam and became a Muslim.I wrote my autobiography.I believe in self-defense.I went to Mecca and changed my philosophy.I was assassinated in 1965.I am………
18 Who Am I?A Civil Rights activist by the name of Medgar Evers fought for me to attend collegeI was the first Black student admitted to the University of Mississippi (“Ole Miss”)When I arrived on campus, a full scale riot eruptedWhen JFK saw the news of this, he said “Americans are free…to disagree with the law but NOT to disobey it”Medgar Evers was assassinated.I was also shot three years later.Our deaths remind America about the high costs of racial discriminationI am….
19 Who Am I? I became president when JFK was shot in 1963. I am a Southerner by birth, but I passed both the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (which eliminated de jure segregation) and also the Voting Rights Act of 1965 (which outlawed discriminatory voting practices)I was also the president during the Vietnam WarI am….
20 The Militant Faction of the Civil Rights Movement What do the following terms mean?RadicalMilitantSelf relianceWhy did the Civil Rights movement change in the mid-late 1960s? How did the goals and methods change?
21 Vietnam War Breaks Out (1964) Soldiers are draftedMLK and Malcolm X speak out against the drafting of Black men who do not have freedom here in the US yet fight for the freedom of the Vietnamese
22 Voting Rights Act of 1965 and Riots Johnson signs the law which prohibits discriminatory voting practicesIn less than a week later, riots erupt all over the United States in black neighborhoods. Johnson has to send troops to cities.Newark, New Jersey, Detroit Michigan, Watts, California
23 Watts Riots Watts neighborhood of Los Angeles, CA 21 Black man pulled over. Crowd emerges. Tensions build between cops and crowd.August 11 to August 15, The five-day riot resulted in 34 deaths, 1,032 injuries, 3,438 arrests and over $40 million in property damage.What does Johnson create to investigate the riots?
33 Black Panther PartyFounded in 1966Oakland CaliforniaAll about building a strong black communityFree lunch program10 Point PlatformInternational Focus on liberating ALL oppressed peopleActivity: Let’s silently read the 10 point platform to determine WHY the FBI spied on the Black Panther Party
49 Black Panther Party YouTube clips and Forrest Gump clip 1. As you watch, what do you notice about the song that they are singing? What are they suggesting?2. How does the depiction of the BPP in Forrest Gump compare to the actual interviews with the Black Panther Party footage?
50 1968 Olympics Summer Olympics Tommie Smith and John Carlos raise their fists signifying “black power’They are stripped of their medals for making this political statement
56 ChronologyPlace the events in the correct chronological order.
57 Silent DebateOne person will represent the peaceful, nonviolent civil disobedience faction of the Civil rights movementMartin Luther King orMember of SNCCThe Other person will represent the more radical, militant faction of the Civil Rights movement which emphasizes violence if necessary, self-reliance, and black empowerment.Malcolm XBobby Seale, Angela Davis, or Huey P. Newton (Black Panthers)DEBATE QUESTION: What are the goals of the Civil Rights movement? What tactics need to be used to achieve these goals?
59 Document Based Question (DBQ) Next Class Counts as your test for this unitFor the first half of class we will read through the sources as a classFor the second half of class, you will write your essay.You can bring in a laptop if you have one but all DBQ must be ed to me or completed by the end of the period. NO EXCEPTIONS.