Civil Rights

Road Trip

Your Task:

Design a brochure/website/PowerPoint presentation outlining a civil rights road trip. You will be designing a tour that people can sign up for to travel and learn about some of the more significant events in the 20th-century civil rights movement.

American History Database

Grolier Encyclopedia

Grolier Encyclopedia is available through our subscription of Kentucky Virtual Library. http://go-high.grolier.com


If you will be using this resource from a computer outside of school, you will need our username and password. See a library staff member.



Britannica Encyclopedia

Comprehensive Database that contains biographies, maps, charts, timelines and primary sources to assist in your research. http://school.eb.com/levels/high


If you will be using this resource from a computer outside of school, you will need our username and password. See a library staff member.

Kentucky Virtual Library

Search newspapers, magazines, academic articles, charts, maps and images all in one place. www.kyvl.org


See a member of the library staff for the id and password that you will need in order to access the site from your home computer. If you will be using this resource from a computer outside of school, you will need our username and password. See a library staff member.

MLA Citation Assistance

BIBME.ORG

Need help formating and citing sources? Visit this site. www.bibme.org

Easybib.com

Need help formating and citing sources? Visit this site. http://easybib.com

Topic Suggestions

Topics to choose from:

Ø WEB du Bois

Ø Jim Crow

Ø Booker T Washington

Ø William Garrison

Ø American Colonization society

Ø Brown vs Board – this will be the last event *

Ø Plessy vs Ferguson

Ø Freedman’s Bureau

Ø W. L. Garrison

Ø NAACP

Ø Emancipation Proclamation

Ø Great Migration

Ø 13, 14, 15 amendments (treat as separate entities)

Ø KKK of 1920s

Ø Harlem Renaissance

Ø Dred Scott decision

Ø Congress of Racial Equality

Ø NAACP

Ø Emmett Till

Ø Tuskegee Airmen

Ø Buffalo Soldiers

Ø “Strange Fruit” – song and poem

Ø Scottsboro Boys/case

Ø Watts Riot

Ø Rodney King Riots/beating

Ø SNCC/SCLC

Ø Black Panthers

Ø Malcolm X/Black Nationalism

Ø Marian Anderson and E. Roosevelt

Ø Freedom Summer murders

Ø Birmingham Church bombings

Ø Jackie Robinson

Ø James Meredith

Ø Medgher Evers

Ø Thurgood Marshall

Ø Loving vs. Virginia – S Ct. case

Ø Poor People’s March

Ø Stokley Carmichael

Ø Nat Turner

Ø Selma/ Bloody Sunday