Students describe the key events and accomplishments of the Civil Rights movement in the United States.
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Describe the proliferation of the Civil Rights movement of African Americans from the churches of the rural South to the urban North.
Explain the role of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).
Identify key leaders in the struggle to extend equal rights to all Americans through the decades (e.g., Mary McLeod Bethune, Ella Jo Baker, César Chávez, Frederick Douglass, Rodolfo “Corky” Gonzales, Charles Houston, Martin Luther King Jr., Thurgood Marshall, Carlos Montes, Baker Motley, Rosa Parks, Malcolm X, Eleanor Roosevelt, and Reies López Tijerina).
List and describe the steps toward desegregation (e.g., A. Philip Randolph’s proposed 1941 March on Washington, Jackie Robinson and baseball, Truman and the Armed Forces, Adam Clayton Powell and Congress, and the integration of public schools).
Explain the women’s rights movement, including differing perspectives on the roles of women.