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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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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...
Ruby Bridges (1960) | Periscope
Ruby Bridges (1960) | Periscope

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Ruby Bridges' first day at William Frantz Elementary School was very unusual. Integration, or the sharing of schools by African American and white people, had recently become law in 1960. She was one...
Rosa Parks | Periscope
Rosa Parks | Periscope

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In 1955, Rosa Parks, a seamstress living in Montgomery, Alabama, wanted to peacefully demonstrate what civil rights meant to her. She was arrested for sitting at the front of the bus, a place reserved...