This section provides a short description of all the major objects in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
The Montgomery Bus Boycott - This happened after Rosa Parks was arrested for refusing to move from the grey area on board a public bus. It lasted just over a year and resulted in a Supreme Court verdict declaring segregation on Montgomery's public transportation unconstitutional.
Lunch Counter Sit-ins - This involved a small group of Greensboro, North Carolina, college students in 1960. These moved the Civil Rights Movement in a new direction, giving it momentum, and resulted in the creation of the SNCC.
Freedom Rides - These were an experiment by a...
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