Student rights (e.g., Engel v. Vitale , Tinker v. Des Moines School District , New Jersey v. TLO )
Racial, gender, and socioeconomic inequalities were addressed by individuals, groups, and organizations. Varying political philosophies prompted debates over the role of the federal government in regulating the economy and providing a social safety net.
Individuals, diverse groups, and organizations have sought to bring about change in American society through a variety of methods.
Students will trace the following efforts in terms of issues/goals, key individuals and groups, and successes/limitations: