Ch 52: FTCE Social Science: Civil Rights Movement in America

About This Chapter

Go over different civil rights movements in this chapter, which is designed to help you prepare for the FTCE Social Science exam. Our chapter is interactive and easy to understand.

FTCE Social Science: Civil Rights Movement in America - Chapter Summary

Use the lessons in this study guide to review details about the origins of civil rights and different civil rights movements throughout history. Complete this chapter to prepare for these potential topics on the FTCE Social Science exam:

  • Civil rights movements of the 1950s and 1960s
  • Civil rights of women and the women's movement
  • Civil rights and movements of Americans with disabilities
  • Legacy of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
  • Civil rights movements regarding minorities

These lessons are short and interactive, which makes learning or reviewing civil rights topics fun. Use the video tags to scroll to certain parts of a lesson, so you can quickly refresh your mind on a specific civil rights movement. All of these resources can be viewed on mobile devices or computesr, which allows you to prepare for the test wherever you are.

8 Lessons in Chapter 52: FTCE Social Science: Civil Rights Movement in America
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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.

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.

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

5. 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.

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

6. 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.

Legacy of the Civil Rights Movement

7. Legacy of the Civil Rights Movement

The Civil Rights Act of 1964 was passed more than 50 years ago, but still its effects, and the effects of later programs, are felt today. That said, the intervening years have been far from perfect in the pursuit of real civil rights.

The Civil Rights of Other Minorities: Issues & Actions Taken

8. 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.

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