Warm-up • After Rosa Parks’ arrest, what was the next step taken to protest segregation? • How would you describe the approach Martin Luther King Jr. took toward protesting?
Content Objective • Today I will be able to analyze the causes for the American Civil Rights Movement by constructing a short response.
Montgomery Bus Boycott • Reverend Doctor Martin Luther King elected as leader • House was bombed • 381 days of walking and carpools Bus Boycott
??? • How did the bus boycott end? “Don’t let anyone pull you so low as to hate them.”- MLK
Emmett Till • Tortured and killed for flirting with white girl • Funeral with open casket
SNCC ("snick") • Students believed change happening too slowly • Sit-ins • Registered blacks to vote Snick
Freedom Riders • Challenged non-enforcement of bus desegregation on interstate trips Freedom Riders
Exit Ticket • In a short constructed response, explain the risks involved in the Civil Rights Movement. Would you have participated. Why or why not? Explain your response. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-FranrEa8vg