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Standard 5-4.1

5-4.1 Summarize daily life in the postWorld War I period of the 1920s, including improvements in the standard of living, transportation, and entertainment; the impact of the Nineteenth Amendment, the Great Migration, the Harlem Renaissance, and Prohibi...

Grade(s): 3, 4, 5

Subject(s): Social Studies

Year: 2011

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Petition for Women's Suffrage | Periscope
Petition for Women's Suffrage | Periscope

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Susan was inspired by Elizabeth's work, particularly in suffrage, and became dedicated to gaining equal rights for women. Equal rights meant the right to vote, equal pay, and equal treatment for women...
Susan B. Anthony | Periscope
Susan B. Anthony | Periscope

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Susan B. Anthony was born in 1820 to a Quaker family in New England. Quakers practiced equality between men and women and did not believe in violence or slavery. Although Susan B. Anthony was not...
Brown v. Board of Education | Road Trip
Brown v. Board of Education | Road Trip

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The Plessy v. Ferguson decision set the precedent that "separate" facilities for blacks and whites were constitutional as long as they were "equal." In 1954, the Brown v. Board of Education case...
Leading the Struggle | Road Trip
Leading the Struggle | Road Trip

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There were several key leaders during the Civil Rights Movement. Despite visible leaders like Martin Luther King, Jr, Rosa Parks, Malcolm X and John F. Kennedy, young people played a major role in...
Civil Rights Organizations | Road Trip
Civil Rights Organizations | Road Trip

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The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) was the major civil rights organization in South Carolina. Several other organizations such as Student Nonviolent Coordinating...
Bloody Sunday | Road Trip
Bloody Sunday | Road Trip

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Civil Rights leaders try to desegregate the most racist capital in the nation, Birmingham, Alabama. On "Bloody Sunday," March 7, 1965, some 600 civil rights marchers headed east out of Selma on U.S...