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- Describe the history of the civil rights movement.
- Discuss the significance of the Brown v. the Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas.
- Explore civil rights actions for women, gays, lesbians, Native Americans, Latinos and Asian Americans.
- Read about the protests that led to the creation of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
- Examine the history of the Equal Protection Clause.
1. The Origins of Civil Rights: History & Overview
Most people know that a major victory for civil rights was won when the slaves were freed after the American Civil War, but that was just the beginning. In this lesson, we'll look at civil rights and the Civil Rights Movement in America.
2. Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas: Definition, Decision & Significance
In this lesson, we will learn about the landmark case Brown v. Board of Education. We will take an in-depth look at the facts surrounding Brown and the aftermath of the decision.
3. The Civil Rights of Other Minorities: Issues & Actions Taken
In this lesson, we will review the timeline of several smaller minority groups. We will take a closer look at the background of basic human civil rights, how the groups are fighting for their rights and what they mean to society today.
4. The Civil Rights of Women: Timeline, Leaders & Ongoing Issues
In this lesson, we will review the timeline of the civil rights of women. We will take a closer look at the background of the rights, what they include and what they mean to society today.
5. The Civil Rights of Americans with Disabilities: Judicial & Legislative Victories
In this lesson, we will review the timeline of the civil rights of Americans with disabilities. We will take a closer look at the background of the rights, what they include and what they mean to society today.
6. Equal Protection Under The Fourteenth Amendment: Definition & Summary
In this lesson, we will learn about the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment. We will take a closer look at the history behind this clause, what it contains and what it means to society today.
7. Chief Justice Earl Warren: Biography & Court Cases
This lesson will focus on the life of Supreme Court Chief Justice Earl Warren. It will take you from his birth to his death and beyond. This lesson will also take an in-depth look at several historical court cases involving Chief Justice Warren.
8. What Is Civil Justice? - Definition, Process & Rules
In this lesson, you'll learn what constitutes civil justice by examining the definition of civil justice, reviewing the civil justice process, and analyzing the rules of civil justice.
9. Southern Christian Leadership Conference: Definition & Goal
You can probably identify different Civil Rights Movement leaders, but how much do you know about the organizations that fought for civil rights? In this lesson, you will learn about the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and its goals.
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