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3.3.8 Practice: Documents from the Civil Rights Movement Practice AP U.S. History Sem 2 Points Possible: 40 Name: Melissa Reynolds Date: The AP U.S. History Exam contains one document-based question, which is focused on a historical thinking skill and a thematic learning objective. This assignment will give you practice with analyzing and incorporating evidence from multiple historical documents. For this assignment, you will analyze eight documentary sources on the AP U.S. History Research Library website. You will then write an essay about the strategies and goals of and support for the civil rights movement in the 1960s based on this analysis. This assignment is worth 40 points. See the scoring rubric below for more details on how you will be graded on your historical analysis and your essay. Read and take notes on the historical sources listed below. They can all be found in the AP U.S. History Research Library under the period 1945 – 1980: America in the Age of Liberalism. As you read the documents, take note of what information each source provides about the goals, strategies, and evidence of support for civil rights. You should spend about 15 minutes examining the documents and planning out your answer and 45 minutes writing. Note: You will not be graded on your notes in this chart, just on your final essay. Source Goals Strategies Evidence of
support "Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee Statement of Purpose" Photo of police behavior in Birmingham Statement by Walter Gadsden President John F. Kennedy, "Radio and Television Report to the American People on Civil Rights" Stokely Carmichael, "What We Want"
"Statement by the Minister of Defense of the Black Panthers" "Estimated Percentage of Voting-Age African Americans Registered in 1960 and 1971" "Voting in Selected States in the 1968 Election (with Voting Totals for All States)" Now that you have analyzed the historical evidence from the AP U.S. History Research Library,

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