Civil Rights Unit -Third Grade

(Return to Civil Rights Homepage)

People who changed the course of history by their courage to speak or act

Places to find information about your person:

Research Sources

For magazine, newspaper, and encyclopedia information:
PBS Library > SIRS Discoverer > put your person's name in the search box

For encyclopedia information:
PBS Library > World Book Encyclopedia > put your person's name in--by last name first

Civil Rights Leaders links

Slave Narratives-University of Virginia, History Department

Victoria Woodhull


Digital Clips: (GET TEACHER PERMISSION TO VIEW THESE. They are online and have commercial content.)

Brown vs. Board of Education in PBS's The Supreme Court

Susan B. Anthony

Mary McLeod Bethune

Amelia Earhart biography-
Amelia Earhart Fun Facts -Amelia Earhart Museum

Rosa Parks
Rosa Parks biography

Elizabeth Cady Stanton biography

Harriet Tubman biography

Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I have a dream" speech -CBS news

Martin Luther King's last

School House Rock-Sufferin' Till

A speech by Chief


Maps: Map showing slave states around 1860:

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