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Ch 3: Civil Rights: Tutoring Solution

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The Civil Rights chapter of this Introduction to Political Science Tutoring Solution is a flexible and affordable path to learning about civil rights. These simple and fun video lessons are each about five minutes long, and they teach all of the civil rights issues covered in a typical introductory political science course.

How it works:

  • Begin your assignment or other political science work.
  • Identify the civil rights concepts that you're stuck on.
  • Find fun videos on the topics you need to understand.
  • Press play, watch and learn!
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • As needed, submit a question to one of our instructors for personalized support.

Who's it for?

This chapter of our Introduction to Political Science Tutoring Solution will benefit any student who is trying to learn about civil rights and earn better grades. This resource can help students, including those who:

  • Struggle with understanding civil rights issues for African Americans, women, individuals with disabilities, Native Americans, Latinos, gays and lesbians or other minority groups
  • Have limited time for studying
  • Want a cost effective way to supplement their social science learning
  • Prefer learning social science visually
  • Find themselves failing or close to failing their civil rights unit
  • Cope with ADD or ADHD
  • Want to get ahead in their political science course
  • Don't have access to their social science teacher outside of class

Why it works:

  • Engaging Tutors: We make learning about civil rights simple and fun.
  • Cost Efficient: For less than 20% of the cost of a private tutor, you'll have unlimited access 24/7.
  • Consistent High Quality: Unlike a live political science tutor, these video lessons are thoroughly reviewed.
  • Convenient: Imagine a tutor as portable as your laptop, tablet or smartphone. Learn about civil rights on the go!
  • Learn at Your Pace: You can pause and re-watch lessons as often as you'd like, until you master the material.

Learning objectives:

  • 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.

9 Lessons in Chapter 3: Civil Rights: Tutoring Solution
The Origins of Civil Rights: History & Overview

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.

Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas: Definition, Decision & Significance

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.

The Civil Rights of Other Minorities: Issues & Actions Taken

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.

The Civil Rights of Women: Timeline, Leaders & Ongoing Issues

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.

The Civil Rights of Americans with Disabilities: Judicial & Legislative Victories

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.

Equal Protection Under The Fourteenth Amendment: Definition & Summary

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.

Chief Justice Earl Warren: Biography & Court Cases

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.

What Is Civil Justice? - Definition, Process & Rules

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.

Southern Christian Leadership Conference: Definition & Goal

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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