We found 140 resources with the concept non-violent protest
Martin Luther King and Malcom X on Violence and Integration
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Dr. Martin Luther King and Malcolm X were contemporaries. Both were gifted orators, both were preachers, both were leaders during the Civil Rights era, both were assassinated. But the two had very different views on violence and...
Effectiveness of Nonviolent Civic Action Simulation on Colombia
9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
With new leadership comes new hope! After years of violence, the people of Colombia elect a new president ... could this mean an end to conflict? Civics scholars take part in a large group role-playing exercise designed to illustrate the...
Thoreau and Civil Disobedience
6 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Countless peaceful protests occur in a healthy democracy, thanks to the forefathers of civil disobedience. Teach pupils about the importance of civil disobedience and a powerful minority with a video on Henry David Thoreau, which...
Lesson Plan: The Children's Crusade and the Role of Youth in the African American Freedom Struggle
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Young people played significant roles in the Civil Rights movement. Class members examine the contributions of Barbara Johns, Claudette Colvin, Mary Louise Smith, and the children of Birmingham,...
Nonviolence and Peace Movements: Crash Course World History 228
13 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Is violence inevitable, or can peace overcome war? A Crash Course World History discusses how Leo Tolstoy influenced Mohandas Gandhi to use nonviolent resistance against British Imperialism, and how Gandhi's example became a model for...
Breaking the Code: Actions and Songs of Protest
8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Ezell Blair, Jr., David Richmond, Franklin McCain and Joseph McNeil changed history. Their sit-in at the lunch counter of the Woolworths in Greensboro, North Carolina on February 1, 1960 became a model for the nonviolent protests that...
A “Counter Revolution” in North Carolina
7th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Individuals read a passage about segregation, as a homework assignment, before coming to class the next day to learn about the Greensboro sit-ins—a landmark event during the civil rights movement. Packed with guiding questions, group...
From Selma to Montgomery: An Introduction to the 1965 Marches
6th - 12th
The 1965 Civil Rights marches from Selma to Montgomery and the resulting Voting Rights Act of 1965 are the focus of a social studies lesson. The resource uses film clips to inform viewers not only about the discrimination that gave rise...
Civil Rights Protest and Dilemmas
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
To gain a deeper understanding of the dilemmas faced by protesters during the Civil Rights movement of the 1960s and 1970s, class members listen to the oral histories of two protestors: a young black girl and a white Vietnam vet teaching...
Concept Formation Lesson Plan: Understanding "Protest"
7th - 10th CCSS: Adaptable
After analyzing both examples and non-examples of a variety of protests conducted by ethnic groups in Seattle and the state of Washington during the twentieth century, your class members will work to identify the key ideas and components...
Martin Luther King, Jr.: What Did He Do? Why Does It Matter?
5th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Young historians examine the work of Martin Luther King Jr. by reading and answering questions about the Montgomery Bus Boycott, the Albany Movement, the Birmingham and Chicago campaigns, and the Memphis Sanitation Worker's Strike.