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 was the name given to a massive public transportation strike.
Lunch Counter Sit-ins - These events 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 group of interracial students who were testing a Supreme Court ruling in which it was declared that segregation in bus stations was unconstitutional.
Monitor Guns - These were high power hoses that firemen used that combined three hoses into one...
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