The Civil Rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s



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The Civil Rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s
For each of the following methods of nonviolent protest, find a key event from the Civil Rights era where it was used. Summarize the event (include dates), write a definition of the protest method, and record the results of the protest.
Sit In: Greensboro Lunch Counter Sit-In (1960) 

http://www.sitins.com/story.shtml http://www.core-online.org/History/sit_ins.htm

Summary of event:

What is a sit-in? 

What happened as a result of the sit-in?

 

Boycott: Montgomery, Alabama Bus Boycott (1955-1956)

 http://mlk-kpp01.stanford.edu/index.php/encyclopedia/encyclopedia/enc_montgomery_bus_boycott_1955_1956/

Summary of event:

What is a boycott?

What happened as a result of the boycott?

 
Demonstration: Birmingham anti-segregation demonstrations (1963)



http://mlk-kpp01.stanford.edu/index.php/encyclopedia/encyclopedia/enc_birmingham_campaign/

Summary of event:

What is a demonstration? 

What happened as a result of the demonstration?

 

Protest March: March on Washington (1963) 

http://www.core-online.org/History/washington_march.htm

Summary of event:

What is a protest march?

What happened as a result of the protest march?


Education/Awareness Initiatives (petitions, voter registrations, media campaigns):

Freedom Riders  http://www.core-online.org/History/freedom%20rides.htm

Summary of event:

What is the purpose of an education or awareness initiative?

What happened as a result of this initiative?

 

 

 



The Civil Rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s
For each of the following methods of nonviolent protest, find a key event from the Civil Rights era where it was used. Summarize the event (include dates), write a definition of the protest method, and record the results of the protest.
Sit In: Greensboro Lunch Counter Sit-In (1960) 

http://www.sitins.com/story.shtml http://www.core-online.org/History/sit_ins.htm

Summary of event:

What is a sit-in? 

What happened as a result of the sit-in?

 

Boycott: Montgomery, Alabama Bus Boycott (1955-1956)

 http://mlk-kpp01.stanford.edu/index.php/encyclopedia/encyclopedia/enc_montgomery_bus_boycott_1955_1956/

Summary of event:

What is a boycott?

What happened as a result of the boycott?

 
Demonstration: Birmingham anti-segregation demonstrations (1963)



http://mlk-kpp01.stanford.edu/index.php/encyclopedia/encyclopedia/enc_birmingham_campaign/

Summary of event:

What is a demonstration? 

What happened as a result of the demonstration?

 

Protest March: March on Washington (1963) 

http://www.core-online.org/History/washington_march.htm

Summary of event:

What is a protest march?

What happened as a result of the protest march?


Education/Awareness Initiatives (petitions, voter registrations, media campaigns):

Freedom Riders  http://www.core-online.org/History/freedom%20rides.htm

Summary of event:

What is the purpose of an education or awareness initiative?

What happened as a result of this initiative?



 

 

 



 


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