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Fall 10-4-2019


The following assignment is appropriate for use in US History courses which are inclusive of the 20th century. The assignment asks students to reflect on how key themes ran through the civil rights discourse of the 1950s and 1960s by making use of a series of civil rights speeches, court cases, and presidential addresses. All of the materials are available to the public online. Web links are provided with the assignment.

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