Language. “colored people” and “negro” are not socially acceptable terms, unless you are 90 years old “African-Americans” is ok but clumsy and annoys some people “black people” and “blacks” is better, just as we say “white people” and “whites”
Document Analysis skill #3
Source: List with the author, title, date, then mention the form
All sources are either:
Look at the source
to whom addressed?
What does the author want to happen because of this document? What purpose does it serve?
It could be political, scientific, personal, etc
Assessment: Analyze and Assess the strategy and success of the Civil Rights Movement from 1954-1965
In other words, show the relationship of each group of events to each other in a way that supports the main theme or idea you want to discuss in relation to the Civil Rights Movement.
You will be evaluating the success of the movement. To answer that,
consider the movement’s goals, first, then address the degree to which
Brown V Board of Education
Little Rock, Arkansas
Montgomery Bus Boycott
Greensboro, etc Sit-Ins
Albany Movement vs Birmingham
March on Washington
Mississippi Freedom Summer
Voting Rights Act of 1865
These should all have ID’ed already.
4. Finally, as individuals, write a one-page analysis that explains and summarizes your mind-map
How do the Mississippi Freedom Summer and the origins of the Voting Rights Act fit into our story?
How do they differ?
Do a comparison and contrast of these two events with any of the previous civil rights movement actions.
Read intro on page 868—key points?
Skim next six pages
Read conclusion on page 873
-what is the context for the mid-1960s’ era Civil Rights Movement?
How do we evaluate the success of the new direction in the Civil Rights Movement?
George Wallace and the election of 1968
Is there a coherent philosophy here?
Jules Pfeiffer cartoon on page 893 of Created Equal
Or - who votes for Wallace?