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Civil Rights Trading Card Investigate
Instructions If you have curly or blond hair please log off, take your stuff to the front of the room and have a seat.
Hypothesis An idea or explanation that you test through study and experimentation. An EDUCATED guess about how things work. Phrased like: If I do ____________ then ________will happen.
Hypothesis Your task is to generate a hypothesis based on what the United States would be like today if the Civil Rights Movement NEVER took place. Your hypothesis will look something like this… If the Civil Rights Movement never took place then … Rules You have EXACTLY 8 minutes to work on answering this question. Your response needs to list at least 3 ways that the United States would be different today. You may collaborate but students who are sitting in chairs are not allowed to work with students on the ground. If you are sitting at a computer you are allowed to use the Internet for research.
What you need to know… For you to have an ‘educated’ guess you need to be educated. What do you need to know before you can come up with a good hypothesis for the previous question? What the Civil Rights Movement was. What was life like in the United States before the Civil Rights Movement. What was life like in the United States after the Civil Rights Movement.
Instructions Please create a new MS Word document. Place name, date, and period in the upper right hand corner (use a header). Title this document ‘Civil Rights’ Use an outline (or numbered list) to number each of your responses. Answer each question in using complete sentences and please pay attention to your grammar. For those of you on the floor, please do this on a piece of paper.
Question 1 Are all men and women created equally?
Question 2 Should all men and women be treated equally?
Question 3 Who is Martin Luther King Jr.?
Question 4 Who is Rosa Parks?
Question 5 Who is Malcolm X?
Question 6 Who is Thurgood Marshall?
Question 7 What do all of these people have in common?
Question 8 What is the Civil Rights Movement?