8th Grade: US History II: The Making of Modern America

Click this The Civil Rights Era PowerPoint for your notes.

Follow the outline below and copy anything down in Red

See you all soon! - Mr. D




Current Topic: The Civil Rights Movement

6/4

The Civil Rights Movement I

·        CORE

·        Brown vs. Board of Ed

·        The Little Rock Nine

·        The Bus Boycott

838 -842

 

842 2-5

6/5

The Civil Rights Movement II: Equality Achieved

·        MLK

·        Civil Rights Act of 1964

·        Voting Rights Act of 1965

·        Malcom X

·        NOW

848-853

 

853 2-5

 

6/6-6/7

Play Pictionary

 

Review sheets due (will not be collected or graded)

6/8

Cold War and Civil Rights Test

 

 



Curriculum
 

1st Trimester
Reconstruction 
The Western Frontier
Big Business and the Growth of Industry 
Immigration

2nd Trimester 
The Progressive Era
Dawn of the American Century
World War I
The Jazz Age

3rd Trimester 
The Great Depression
World War II
The Cold War and the Civil Rights Movement 
The Cuban Missile Crisis to the Rise of Reagan

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