80 pages : color illustrations, music ; 20 cm
Ready-to-go classroom library. Grade 4
Ready-to-go classroom library.
What was segregation? -- Did black and white children go to different schools? -- Did black and white children play together? -- What else was segregated? -- What did the government say about segregation? -- What happened in 1954? -- What did segregationists think about the Supreme Court decision? -- Was segregation the same in the north and the south? -- When did the civil rights movement begin? -- How did the Montgomery bus boycott start? -- How did people get to work or school? -- What did the city officials and white people of Montgomery do about the boycott? -- Does the protest like the bus boycott have a special name? -- What were the sit-ins? -- Were there other protests? -- What were the freedom rides? -- Why did some protesters believe it was important to go to jail? -- Were children involved in civil rights protests? -- Were there special protest songs? -- What did segregationists say about the civil rights movement? -- What was the march on Washington? -- What was "freedom summer"? -- Did everyone agree with Martin Luther King? -- Why did Martin Luther King think voting was so important? -- Did the U.S. government help the civil rights movement? -- Did Martin Luther King fight only for civil rights? -- Was the civil rights movement successful? -- Did the civil rights movement end when Martin Luther King was killed? -- What's left to be done? -- Important dates in the civil rights movement in the time of Martin Luther King -- Places to visit -- Song "We shall overcome."
If you lived at the time of Martin Luther King, you would have seen important changes brought about by the civil rights movement.