Ch 21: McDougal Littell The Americans Chapter 21: Civil Rights

About This Chapter

The Civil Rights chapter of this McDougal Littell The Americans textbook companion course helps students learn the essential American history lessons of civil rights. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the Civil Rights textbook chapter.

How it works:

  • Identify the lessons in the McDougal Littell The Americans Civil Rights chapter with which you need help.
  • Find the corresponding video lessons within this companion course chapter.
  • Watch fun videos that cover the civil rights topics you need to learn or review.
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • If you need additional help, rewatch the videos until you've mastered the material or submit a question for one of our instructors.

Students will learn:

  • Segregation during the 1950s and 1960s
  • Brown v. Board of Education
  • The Freedom Riders
  • The Civil Rights Act of 1964
  • Voting rights for African Americans
  • Northern segregation and discrimination
  • The Black Panthers and Malcolm X
  • The assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.
  • The legacy of the Civil Rights Movement

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