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Ch 37: AEPA: Protests, Activism & Civil Disobedience

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In this chapter, you'll review historical acts of civil disobedience and protests and their outcomes as you prepare for the AEPA Middle Grades Social Science certification exam.

AEPA: Protests, Activism & Civil Disobedience - Chapter Summary

The lessons in this chapter have been put together to aid in your review of the political activism that led to changes in women's rights, civil rights and the outlook on war in the late '60s and '70s. Brush up on these topics for the AEPA Middle Grades Social Science exam by following along with our expert instructors in this series of short, engaging lesson videos. After these lesson videos, you should be better prepared for exam questions on:

  • President Johnson's Great Society programs
  • Civil Rights Movement during the '50s and '60s
  • Origins, beliefs and legacy of hippies and the counterculture
  • Student movements of the '60s
  • Events and impact of 1968
  • The women's movement
  • Important activist movements of the late '60s and '70s

These lessons are mobile device friendly so that you can review them just about any time or place. Use the video tags to easily identify specific topics you want to study. Test your understanding of the material with lesson quizzes and a chapter exam.

AEPA: Protests, Activism & Civil Disobedience - Chapter Objectives

Future middle-grades social science teachers in the state of Arizona must take the AEPA Middle Grades Social Science exam as part of the licensure process. When you take this certification exam, you will be asked to complete 150 multiple-choice questions in a 180-minute testing session. Approximately 50% of the material covered by the exam asks you about historical facts. You could see some questions on important acts of civil disobedience and protest in U.S. history. Use this chapter's lesson videos and assessments to prepare for these questions.

8 Lessons in Chapter 37: AEPA: Protests, Activism & Civil Disobedience
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President Lyndon B. Johnson and the Great Society Program

1. President Lyndon B. Johnson and the Great Society Program

The Great Society was an ambitious legislative program which attempted to eliminate poverty and racial inequity within the United States. Learn about the creation of the program, its endeavors and its ultimate legacy.

The Civil Rights Movement During the 1950s

2. The Civil Rights Movement During the 1950s

The 1950s witnessed a rejuvenation of the civil rights movement. Learn about the transformation of the movement, its important events and the impact it had on the 1960s.

The Civil Rights Movement During the 1960s

3. The Civil Rights Movement During the 1960s

The Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s was an extension of the progress made during the 1950s. Learn about the movement's landmark achievements, its fracturing and its legacies.

Hippies and the Counterculture: Origins, Beliefs and Legacy

4. Hippies and the Counterculture: Origins, Beliefs and Legacy

The 1960s were a period of tension and turbulence for much of the U.S. The counterculture attempted to promote an alternative lifestyle that encouraged peace, love and freedom. Learn more about its origins, beliefs and legacy.

The Student Movement of the 1960s

5. The Student Movement of the 1960s

The societal disillusion felt by the younger generation of the 1950s was translated into a massive student movement during the 1960s. Learn about the formation of the movement, its campaigns and its inevitable end.

1968: The Year that Changed the Nation

6. 1968: The Year that Changed the Nation

The year of 1968 was a year of war in Southeast Asia, domestic clashes over racial equality and war and fallen leaders, including Dr. King and Robert Kennedy. Learn more about the year that changed the nation in this video lesson.

The Women's Movement: Causes, Campaigns & Impacts on the US

7. The Women's Movement: Causes, Campaigns & Impacts on the US

The women's movement of the 1960s ushered in a new wave of feminism that sought to address the national issues of gender. Learn about the movement, its leaders and the ultimate outcome for women in the United States.

Other Important Activist Movements of the Late 60s and Early 70s

8. Other Important Activist Movements of the Late 60s and Early 70s

The 1960s represented a decade of dissent in America. While there were large social campaigns throughout the nation, the goal of this lesson is to recognize smaller activist movements involving Native Americans, Mexican Americans, and the environment.

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