Academic Standard

Describe significant events in the struggle to secure civil rights for African Americans, including the following:
Tennessee State Standards
Social Studies (2014-2019)
Grade range: 
9 to 12

<ul><li>Columbia Race Riots</li><li>Tent Cities of Haywood and Fayette Counties</li><li>Influence of the Highlander Folk School and civil rights advocacy groups, including the SCLC, SNCC, and CORE</li><li>Integration of Central High School in Little Rock and Clinton High School in Clinton, TennesseeMontgomery Bus Boycott</li><li>Birmingham bombings 1963</li><li>Freedom Rides, including the opposition of Bull Connor and George Wallace</li><li>March on Washington</li><li>Sit-ins, marches, demonstrations, boycotts, Nashville Sit-ins, Diane Nash</li><li>Assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr.</li></ul>


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Social Studies
Grades 9 - 12
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Grades 9 - 12