Rosa Parks: MN
US History (Grade 9-12):
- Post-War United States, 1945-1972:
The student will understand the changes in legal definitions of individual rights in the 1960s and 1970s and the social movements that prompted them.
- Students will demonstrate knowledge of the “rights revolution” including the civil rights movement, women’s rights movements, expansion of civil liberties, and environmental and consumer protection. Including: Thurgood Marshall and the NAACP; sit-ins; Freedom Rides; Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X; Fannie Lou Hamer, Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party; race riots (Detroit, Los Angeles, Washington, Minneapolis); Ralph Nader; Gideon v. Wainwright; Miranda v. Arizona; Rachel Carson, Silent Spring; Earth Day, 4/22/70; Clean Air Act; American Indian Movement; Equal Rights Amendment; Phyllis Schlafley; Title VII, Title IX, Equal Credit Act; Affirmative Action; Bakke decision, 1978