US History Unit 07: Civil Rights and Vietnam
Post War America Notes
Research the following sets of term and post them to your blog.
Read Dr. MLK Jr. Letter from a Birmingham Jail and answer the following
- How does MLK use religion to support his actions as part of the Civil Rights Movement?
- Who is his audience and what is he asking them to do?
- What metaphors/similes does he use to explain the Civil Rights movement?
- What elements of the letter would not be used today?
Pick one of the Groups.
Choice Group 1: Dr. MLK Jr. SCLC, Selma Marches, FBI investigation of MLK, SNCC, MLK Assassination
Choice Group 2: Nation of Islam, Malcolm X, Black Panthers, Elijah Muhammad, Assassination of Malcolm X, Muhammad Ali (Cassius Clay)
Choice Group 3: Gen. Westmoreland, Vietnamization, Robert McNamara, Henry Kissinger, Tet Offensive, Gulf of Tonkin Resolution, War Powers Act, Pentagon Papers
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