Living the Legacy


Civil Disobedience: Freedom Rides

Unit 2 , Lesson 3

Jewish Women's Archive - Living the Legacy

Civil Disobedience: Freedom Rides

Enduring understandings: 
  • Civil disobedience was an important tool of the Civil Rights Movement.
  • "Ordinary" people can effect change.
Essential questions: 
  • What is civil disobedience and how was it practiced in the Civil Rights Movement?
  • What led young people to participate in the Civil Rights Movements and what sacrifices did they make?
Materials required: 

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