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Standard 5.4.CE

5.4.CE Analyze the causes and impacts of social movements in the U.S. and South Carolina.

Grade(s): 3, 4, 5

Subject(s): Social Studies

Year: 2020

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Congressman Jim Clyburn, Part 1 | The Big Picture
Congressman Jim Clyburn, Part 1 | The Big Picture

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To say that Congressman Jim Clyburn is a driven man is an understatement. Clyburn had been involved in politics, one way or another, ever since his youth. It was during his time as South Carolina...
Septima Clark | Periscope
Septima Clark | Periscope

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In 1916, Septima Clark was a young African American teacher looking forward to her first teaching assignment in South Carolina. There, she learned firsthand about the poverty and inequality in...
Rosa Parks (1913 - 2005) | Periscope
Rosa Parks (1913 - 2005) | Periscope

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In 1955, Rosa Parks sat in the "white only" section of a bus in Alabama as a way to tell the world that she was opposed to segregation. This inspired a boycott of the bus system that lasted over a...
Ruby Bridges Today | Periscope
Ruby Bridges Today | Periscope

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Ruby still lives in New Orleans. She runs the Ruby Bridges Foundation to help troubled children at William Frantz and other schools. With the group, Ruby travels the country advocating the importance...
Story of Ruby Bridges by Robert Coles | Periscope
Story of Ruby Bridges by Robert Coles | Periscope

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Ruby's friend, psychiatrist Dr. Robert Coles, wrote "The Story of Ruby Bridges." At William Frantz, Ruby attended an empty classroom. Some parents refused to let their children go to the integrated...
Policemen & Federal Marshals | Periscope
Policemen & Federal Marshals | Periscope

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By the time Ruby was six years old, there were new laws stating that African American and white students had to integrate, or share, schools. People such as Martin Luther King, Jr. had worked for...
Colored Water Fountain | Periscope
Colored Water Fountain | Periscope

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Ruby was born in 1954. At the time, African-American children and white children had to attend separate schools. Segregation, or the separation of African American and white people, was practiced by...