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Ch 21: Protests, Activism and Civil Disobedience: Homework Help

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The Protests, Activism and Civil Disobedience chapter of this High School U.S. History Homework Help course helps students complete their late 20th century history homework and earn better grades. This homework help resource uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long.

How it works:

  • Identify which concepts are covered on your late 20th century history homework.
  • Find videos on those topics within this chapter.
  • Watch fun videos, pausing and reviewing as needed.
  • Complete sample problems and get instant feedback.
  • Finish your late 20th century history homework with ease!

Topics from your homework you'll be able to complete:

  • President Lyndon B. Johnson's 'Great Society' program
  • The civil rights movement during the 1950s and 1960s
  • Origins and legacies of hippies and the counterculture
  • The student movement of the 1960s
  • Key events of 1968
  • Impacts of the women's movement
  • Native American and Mexican American movements
  • The environmental movement
  • The gay liberation movement

13 Lessons in Chapter 21: Protests, Activism and Civil Disobedience: Homework Help
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President Lyndon B. Johnson and the Great Society Program

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

President Lyndon B. Johnson created the Great Society program in 1964, to end poverty and racial injustice in the United States. Study the attempt to continue the initiative of Presidents John F. Kennedy and Franklin Roosevelt and why it didn't work.

The Civil Rights Movement During the 1950s

2. The Civil Rights Movement During the 1950s

In the 1950s, the U.S. Civil Rights movement sought to put an end to racial discrimination in the country. Learn about the movement's historical context, the revitalization, and the opposition to the movement during the 1950s.

The Civil Rights Movement During the 1960s

3. The Civil Rights Movement During the 1960s

There were many events that spurred the Civil Rights Movement forward during the 1960s. Explore the historic success of the Civil Rights Movement and the violence that fractured the movement.

Hippies and the Counterculture: Origins, Beliefs and Legacy

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

Understand the concept of counterculture. Explore the roles of Beats and Hippies in the lifestyle, politics, and downfall of the counterculture generation.

The Student Movement of the 1960s

5. The Student Movement of the 1960s

The student movement of the 1960s was formed by college students who wanted to end the conformist culture of the 50s. Study the origins, rise of the New Left, how racial injustice was tackled, campus revolts, Vietnam War protests, and why it ended.

1968: The Year that Changed the Nation

6. 1968: The Year that Changed the Nation

The year 1968 started with the Tet Offensive in Vietnam and ended with the election of Richard Nixon, never seeming to have a subtle moment between those events. Learn about how the year 1968 changed the nation with the war in Southeast Asia, domestic clashes over racial equality and war, along with fallen leaders such as Dr. King and Robert Kennedy.

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 was composed of three campaigns: liberal feminism, radical feminism, and conservative feminism. Learn about the causes of second-wave feminism and explore how the battle for equal rights impacted 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 and 70s were rife with historical activist movements. Discover the impact of the Red Power movement, the Brown Power movement, and other notable crusades for equality that you may recognize even in modern politics.

Martial Law: Definition & History

9. Martial Law: Definition & History

Through this lesson, you will learn what defines martial law, explore some examples of when and where it has been used, and gain an understanding of why it can be a very controversial topic.

Peaceful Protest: Definition & Examples

10. Peaceful Protest: Definition & Examples

A peaceful protest is the act of expressing disapproval without the use of violence. Discover how peaceful protest is defined, how this non-violent act has impacted society, and examples throughout history, from Mohandas Gandhi to Occupy Wall Street.

Social Unrest: Definition & Overview

11. Social Unrest: Definition & Overview

In this lesson, we will explore the meaning of social unrest and the various ways it can be expressed. Then you can test your knowledge with a fun quiz.

Alliteration in King's I Have a Dream Speech

12. Alliteration in King's I Have a Dream Speech

Alliteration is a literary device that uses similar initial consonant sounds of words to create a sense of connection or rhythm. Discover how civil rights icon, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., utilized alliteration in his famous I Have a Dream speech.

Personification in King's 'I Have A Dream' Speech

13. Personification in King's 'I Have A Dream' Speech

Explore examples of personification in Martin Luther King's 'I Have a Dream' speech. Discover the importance of the speech to the Civil Rights Movement and how King used personification to give human characteristics to ideas and concepts.

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