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Standard 8.5.CX

8.5.CX Analyze the correlation between the Modern Civil Rights Movement in South Carolina and the U.S.

Grade(s): 6, 7, 8

Subject(s): Social Studies

Year: 2020

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Modjeska Simkins (1899-1992) | Road Trip
Modjeska Simkins (1899-1992) | Road Trip

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Best known for her fierce stance on behalf of civil rights in South Carolina, the successful businesswoman served as NAACP State Secretary during the 1950s. The Columbia native Mrs. Simkins was...
Cleveland Sellers | Road Trip
Cleveland Sellers | Road Trip

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In 1968, Sellers was then a student at Harvard University. He was visiting Orangeburg as a recruiter for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC). On the night of February eighth, he...
Matthew J. Perry, Jr. (1921-2011) | Road Trip
Matthew J. Perry, Jr. (1921-2011) | Road Trip

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The Honorable Matthew J. Perry, Jr. helped win a number of monumental cases in the U.S. Supreme Court, and he secured the release of over 7,000 persons who were arrested for participating in civil...
Constance Baker Motley (1921-2005) | Road Trip
Constance Baker Motley (1921-2005) | Road Trip

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Constance Baker Motley, an NAACP attorney, rests her body and feet after a day-long legal skirmish in a South Carolina federal courtroom battling with Clemson College officials who sought to prevent...
Governor Robert McNair (1923-2007) | Road Trip
Governor Robert McNair (1923-2007) | Road Trip

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Governor Robert McNair responded to student demonstrations to desegregate the All-Star Bowling Alley by sending additional law enforcement: National Guardsmen, State Law Enforcement Division (SLED)...
Malcolm X (1925-1965 | Road Trip
Malcolm X (1925-1965 | Road Trip

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Malcolm X was the spokesman for the Muslims. He was assigned to defend and explain Muslimism at television debates, rallies, press interviews and whenever Muslims are on trial.
Rev. Jesse L. Jackson | Road Trip
Rev. Jesse L. Jackson | Road Trip

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A native of Greenville, The Rev. Jesse L. Jackson overcame many challenges such as racism, poverty and the stigma of being born to an unwed teenage mother. An honors student and an athlete, his...
Harvey Gantt | Road Trip
Harvey Gantt | Road Trip

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Harvey Gantt was born on January 14, 1943. On January 1963, Harvey Gantt of Charleston, South Carolina, became the first black student to enroll at Clemson College (now Clemson University). Gantt, at...