We found 31 reviewed resources for non-violent revolutions
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...
Revolution '67, Lesson 2: What Happened in July 1967? How Do We Know?
6th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Even in a world in which dozens of participants and curious onlookers record every controversial event, the basic facts of what happened are often in dispute. Revolution '67, Lesson 2 explores 1967 Newark, New Jersey using an examination...
Revolution '67, Lesson 1: Protest: Why and How
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
To some people, protesting is as American as apple pie, but the factors that lead to protests can be as confusing to veteran activists as to today's youth. Revolution '67 explores the riots in Newark, New Jersey as a case study. Using...
American Revolution: Attempting to Resolve Disputes by Communication
10th - 12th
Students study conflicts over taxation. In this American Revolution lesson, students research the taxes imposed on the colonists by the British and determine how the colonists attempted to abolish the taxes through non-violent protests....
Making Change: Revolutionary Tactics of the Civil Rights Movement
10th - Higher Ed CCSS: Designed
The film American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs introduces viewers to the differing philosophies of and strategies employed by 1960s civil rights leaders such as Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr. and the debate over...
Gandhi's Non-violent Revolutions: Examining Tools to Make Non-violent
7th - 9th
Young scholars analyze Gandhi's philosophy of nonviolent social change. In this nonviolence and social change lesson, students research a leader from the attached list who practiced nonviolent social change. Young scholars write their...
The Story of India - Freedom and Liberation - 5/6
11 mins 6th - 12th
The freedom movement begins with part five of this six-part series. A new revolution marks the first glimpse at a new India, a free India. Mahatma Gandhi breaks the yoke of British rule through non-violence and passive resistance, a...
An Introduction to Michelle Alexander's The New Jim Crow
4 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Is the War on Drugs responsible for the inordinate number of black Americans sent to prison for non-violent drug offensives? That's MIchelle Alexander's contention in her book, The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of...
Striving for Independence: Africa, India, and Latin America 1900-1949
11th - 12th
An amazing PowerPoint on the decolonization of Africa, India, and Latin America. As each nation fought for independence, changes occurred economically, socially, and politically. Each of these changes are outlined in a thorough and...
The Indian Subcontinent Since 1947: The Legacy of Independence
7th - 10th
An exploration of Indian and Pakistani cultures and conflicts throughout the 20th - 21st centuries, this presentation features relevant political cartoons and poignant photos to illustrate the breadth of politics in India and Pakistan....
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...
Part Two: Freedom on the Menu—The Greensboro Sit-Ins
K - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
Accompany a reading of, Freedom on the Menu: The Greensboro Sit-Ins by Carole Boston Weatherford, with an in-depth investigation into nonviolent protest using primary and secondary sources, narratives, and documentary excerpts.
Give Peace A Chance: Nonviolence as a valid strategy for social change
7th - 8th
Students analyze how people solve conflicts. In this conflict resolution lesson, students look at Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King's nonviolence movements. They see the reasoning behind nonviolence and how it works.