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 -biography.com

Slave Narratives-University of Virginia, History Department

Victoria Woodhull biography-biography.com

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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 -PBS.org

Susan B. Anthony biography-youtube.com

Mary McLeod Bethune biography-youtube.com

Amelia Earhart biography- biography.com
Amelia Earhart Fun Facts -Amelia Earhart Museum

Rosa Parks biography-youtube.com
Rosa Parks biography -biography.com

Elizabeth Cady Stanton biography -youtube.com

Harriet Tubman biography -youtube.com

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

Martin Luther King's last speech-youtube.com

School House Rock-Sufferin' Till Suffrage-youtube.com

A speech by Chief Joseph-youtube.com

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Maps: Map showing slave states around 1860: http://www.slaveryinamerica.org/geography/slavery_abolition_us.htm

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