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Ch 21: Protests, Activism and Civil Disobedience: Tutoring Solution

About This Chapter

The Protests, Activism and Civil Disobedience chapter of this High School U.S. History Tutoring Solution is a flexible and affordable path to learning about activist movements and protests in America from 1954-1973. These simple and fun video lessons are each about five minutes long and they teach all of the topics involving protests, activism and civil disobedience required in a typical high school U.S. history course.

How it works:

  • Begin your assignment or other high school U.S. history work.
  • Identify the protests, activism or civil disobedience 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 high school U.S. history tutoring solution will benefit any student who is trying to learn about protests, activism and civil disobedience and earn better grades. This resource can help students including those who:

  • Struggle with understanding the Great Society, the Civil Rights Movement, the counterculture or any other topic associated with this historical period
  • Have limited time for studying
  • Want a cost effective way to supplement their history learning
  • Prefer learning history visually
  • Find themselves failing or close to failing their protests, activism and civil disobedience unit
  • Cope with ADD or ADHD
  • Want to get ahead in high school U.S. history
  • Don't have access to their history teacher outside of class

Why it works:

  • Engaging Tutors: We make learning about protests, activism and civil disobedience 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 history tutor, these video lessons are thoroughly reviewed.
  • Convenient: Imagine a tutor as portable as your laptop, tablet or smartphone. Learn about protests, activism and civil disobedience on the go!
  • Learn at Your Pace: You can pause and rewatch lessons as often as you'd like, until you master the material.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe President Lyndon B. Johnson's Great Society program.
  • Learn about the civil rights movements of the 1950s and 1960s.
  • Understand the beliefs of hippies and their counterculture.
  • Discuss the student movement of the 1960s.
  • Take a look at the events of 1968.
  • List the causes and effects of the women's movement.
  • Examine other significant activist movements of the late 60s/early 70s.

10 Lessons in Chapter 21: Protests, Activism and Civil Disobedience: Tutoring Solution
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
President Lyndon B. Johnson and the Great Society Program

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

The Great Society was an ambitious legislative program which attempted to eliminate poverty and racial inequity within the United States. Learn about the creation of the program, its endeavors and its ultimate legacy.

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.

Hippies and the Counterculture: Origins, Beliefs and Legacy

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

The 1960s were a period of tension and turbulence for much of the U.S. The counterculture attempted to promote an alternative lifestyle that encouraged peace, love and freedom. Learn more about its origins, beliefs and legacy.

The Student Movement of the 1960s

5. The Student Movement of the 1960s

The societal disillusion felt by the younger generation of the 1950s was translated into a massive student movement during the 1960s. Learn about the formation of the movement, its campaigns and its inevitable end.

1968: The Year that Changed the Nation

6. 1968: The Year that Changed the Nation

The year of 1968 was a year of war in Southeast Asia, domestic clashes over racial equality and war and fallen leaders, including Dr. King and Robert Kennedy. Learn more about the year that changed the nation in this video lesson.

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 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.

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 represented a decade of dissent in America. While there were large social campaigns throughout the nation, the goal of this lesson is to recognize smaller activist movements involving Native Americans, Mexican Americans, and the environment.

Cesar Chavez: Biography, Facts & Quotes

9. Cesar Chavez: Biography, Facts & Quotes

Cesar Chavez was a prominent civil rights leader for migrant workers in the United States. Learn how this legendary leader used nonviolent methods to accomplish his goals.

George Wallace: Biography, Quotes & Assassination Attempt

10. George Wallace: Biography, Quotes & Assassination Attempt

Through this lesson, you will be introduced to former Alabama governor George Wallace, and, through quotes and examples, gain insight into his important role in the African American civil rights movement of the 1960s and 70s.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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