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Leaders of the Movement
Research the beliefs and goals of Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X. Then create an illustrated poster that compares and contrasts them.
Coups and Chaos in the Congo
Research the the events surrounding the independence of the Congo from Belgian colonial rule as well as the problems faced by the new government of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Then write an essay that summarizes your research.
March on Washington
Research the March on Washington in August, 1963. Then write a radio broadcast describing the march and some of the speeches, including Martin Luther King Jr.'s “I Have a Dream” speech.
Maps and Charts
Explore additional graphic resources on school segregation, voter registration, and urban unrest.
Chapter Enrichment Links
Learn more about the Civil Rights Movement.