Can "separate" be "equal"?
Were government policies successful in helping the advancement of African Americans?
Were certain Civil Rights leaders more effective that others? Why?
Was one event more important than any other? Why?
Carefully read each of the 3 articles you selected. Then, using evidence from at least 2 of the texts, write a well-developed argument that answers the topic you wish to address. Clearly establish your claim, distinguish your claim from alternate or opposing claims, and use specific and relevant evidence from at least 2 of the articles to develop your argument. Do not simply summarize each text.
Establish your claim
Distinguish your claim from alternate or opposing claims
Use specific, relevant, and sufficient evidence from at least 2 of the texts to develop your argument
Identify the source that you reference by text number and line numbers (Text 1, line 4 or Text 2, graphic)
Organize your ideas in a cohesive and coherent manner(Introduction, Body, paragraphs and Conclusion)
Maintain a formal style of writing
Follow the conventions of standard written English
When you cite in a paragraph - follow these guidelines:
The following links will give you information on subjects and events related to the Civil Rights Movement:
Biography Resource Center
ABC CLIO History
Little Rock Nine
Bombings at Birmingham
16th Street Baptist Church
Letter from a Birmingham Jail
Mississippi Burning - Neshoba County Civil Rights Activist Murders
Race Riots of Watts CA
Brown vs The Board of Education