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Civil Rights Movement in America, 1945-1975

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Title:Civil Rights Movement in America, 1945-1975
Date:1945-1975
Description:

This interactive timeline provides a chronological view of the events of the Civil Rights movement and its immediate aftermath. It also shows other significant events of the era. Entries include a brief description of the event, map locations of civil rights events that impacted a particular place, and links to relevant Teachers' Domain civil rights collection resources.

Includes a background essay, discussion questions, and alignments to teaching standards.

Major funding for this project is provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Supported in part by a grant from the Open Society Institute.

Grade range: K-12.

The Civil Rights Digital Library received support from a National Leadership Grant for Libraries awarded to the University of Georgia by the Institute of Museum and Library Services for the aggregation and enhancement of partner metadata.

Types:Instructional materials | Teaching guides | Resource units | Timeline (chronologies) | Maps
Subjects:African Americans--Social conditions | African Americans--Segregation | African Americans--Civil rights | Civil rights movements--United States | United States
Collection:Teachers' Domain Civil Rights Special Collection
Institution:WGBH Educational Foundation
Contributors:Teacher's Domain Civil Rights Special Collection | WGBH Educational Foundation
Online Publisher:[Boston, Mass.] : WGBH Educational Foundation | 2002/2008
Rights and Usage:

The Teachers' Domain Civil Rights Collection is a collaborative production of WGBH Education Productions, the WGBH Media Library, and WGBH Interactive, in partnership with the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute and Washington University in St. Louis.

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Forms part of: Teacher's Domain Civil Right Special Collection.

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Persistent Link to Item:http://www.teachersdomain.org/resources/iml04/soc/ush/civil/tl_crmvmt/index.html