Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Friday, June 1, 2018


For the final you will be asked to answer three short essays. You will choose one of the prompts from the Cold War unit and two from the Civil Rights/Black Freedom movement.


COLD WAR: Pick ONE to answer
  • To what extent were US ideals like liberty and democracy upheld in Latin America where the US intervened?
  • Identify and explain two different methods the United States governmentused during the Cold War.
  • Explain the Truman Doctrine and how it affected US policy in one country in Latin America.

  • Identify and explain two events in the Civil Rights movement between 1954 and 1968. Identify their visions, goals, strategies, tactics, targets, and outcomes.
  • How did the federal and state governments clash during the Civil Rights movements? Refer to specific events.
  • Compare and contrast the ideas and strategies of Booker T. Washington, WEB Dubois, and Marcus Garvey.
  • Explain the ways in which white supremacy was recreated from post-Civil War Reconstruction to the Civil Rights movement if the 50s and 60s.
Remember! Your binders are due the day of the final! Click here for the scoring guide.

Friday, May 25, 2018

Major Events of Black Freedom Movement

Agenda 5/18-25:
  1. Students organized examples of Jim Crow into de facto and de jure forms of discrimination.
  2. Students learned about the murder of Emmett Till and how it was a catalyst for the Civil Rights Movement. They listened to two Bob Dylan songs.
  3. Students began watching a series of video clips, from the documentary Eyes on the Prize, focusing on major events in the Civil Rights Movement. Students focused on several events between 1954 and 1964. They wrote their notes on this map.
  4. After learning about the Little Rock Nine, students listened to this podcast about issues involving school segregation from 2013.
There will be a vocab quiz next Wed/Thurs 5/30-31. Here is the vocab on the Civil Rights/Black Freedom Movement