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Civil Rights - Self Paced: Civil Rights and Vietnam

Civil Rights and Vietnam

Can the actions of one citizen bring about change in social policy?  The student will recognize and evaluate significant beliefs, contributions, and ideas of the many diverse peoples and groups and their impact on individuals, communities, states, and nations (3.1) 

Under what circumstances, if any, is civil disobedience justified?   The student will analyze the context under which choices are made and draw conclusions about the motivations and goals of the decision-makers (1.2)  The student will investigate specific rights and responsibilities of individuals and connect those rights and responsibilities with contemporary issues (2.3)  The student will use his/her understanding of those beliefs, contributions, ideas, and diversity to justify or define how community, state, national, and international ideals shape contemporary society (3.4) 

What factors contributed to the social, political, and economic movements of Post-War America?   The student will investigate the relationships among people, places, ideas, and/or the environment and connect those relationships to contemporary issues (5.3)

To what extent did the “Great Society” programs fulfill their promises?  The student will recognize and evaluate continuity and change over time and its impact on individuals, institutions, communities, states, and nations (4.1)  The student will investigate an example of continuity and/or change and connect that continuity and/or change to a contemporary issue (4.3)