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.
    1. 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