Describe why urban violence and race riots escalated during the 1960s in reaction to ongoing discrimination and the slow pace of Civil Rights advances
Students will examine significant ideas, beliefs and themes; organize patterns and events; analyze how individuals and societies have changed over time in Maryland and the United States.
Challenges of the Post War World (1946–1968)
Students will demonstrate understanding of the cultural, economic, political, social and technological developments from 1946–1968.
Analyze the major developments, controversies and consequences of the Civil Rights Movement between 1946–1968.