Welcome. Baltimore Polytechnic Institute May 2, 2012 U.S. History Mr. Green. Agenda/Topics To Be Covered. The students will compare and contrast segregation in the North with segregation in the South. Hand In: Independent Questions from yesterday
Baltimore Polytechnic Institute
May 2, 2012
The students will compare and contrast segregation in the North with segregation in the South.
Hand In: Independent Questions from yesterday
Drill: Read the Personal Voice on page 706 and answer the following questions:
1. Why was King impatient to achieve integration?
2. Why did his son’s question make King even more impatient for change?
Motivation: What does it mean to take a stand?
De facto segregation
De jure segregation
White flights as a result of the migration of African-Americans during WWII
Read “urban violence erupts” and explain the causes and effects of the race riots in New York City and Watts
Dropped his last name of Little
Split with Black Muslims
Ballots or Bullets philosophy
Killed on February 21, 1965 at 39 years of age
Stokely Carmichael of SNCC
Promoted the use of violence
King urged nonviolence
fight police brutality
sold copies of Mao Zedong for money
“power flows out of the barrel of a gun”
MLK assassinated on April 3, 1968
RFK gave a speech to denounce violence
125 cities exploded in flames
D.C., Baltimore, Chicago, Kansas City
RFK assassinated in June 1968
Legacy of the Civil Rights Movement
Civil Rights Act of 1968
banned discrimination in housing
Greater pride in racial identity
1. What were some of the causes of urban rioting in the 1960’s?
2. How did the ideas of Malcolm X differ from those of Martin Luther King?
3. What were some accomplishments of the civil rights movement?
Compare segregation in the North with segregation in the South by using examples from the text.
1. Read Chapter 19 Section 2