of the financial system to prevent a depression.
Civil rights legislation –
legal protection for basic human rights and from discrimination of those
rights based on physical or mental differences
a political view favoring limited government size and expenditures and caution in
ending the customary or enforced separation of ethnic or racial groups in public
unfair treatment of a person or group based on physical or mental
unequal or out of proportion in quantity, shape, or size
Domestic policies –
laws and programs that affect people within a country
Federal debt –
the total amount of spending over budget of the national government over the
political view favoring government action & spending to improve society and embrace
Migrant laborer –
a worker who moves from place to place seeking work, usually referring to
movement according to the seasons in farming work
Poverty rate –
the portion of a population living below an official level of income determined to
be necessary for meeting basic needs
Social welfare programs –
government initiative to protect citizens from economic risk and
not allowed by or against the ideas and principles of the Constitution
Module 7 – 7.02: Peace or Power?
The Big Ideas
Who were some of the leaders involved with the NAACP?
W.E.B. DuBois, Medgar Evers, Charles
Hamilton Houston, Myrlie Evers-Williams, Oscar Micheaux, James Weldon Johnson, Harry T. and
Harriette Moore, Mary White Ovington
What were the reactions to the Freedom Rides?
Briefly describe the impact of Martin Luther King, Jr. on the Civil Rights Movement.
. was a well-known
leader and activist who had a great deal of
American society in the 1950s and 1960s. His strong belief in nonviolent protest helped set the tone
. Being an advocate for nonviolent protest in the Memphis sanitation worker
What was “Black Power” and how was it a change from the ideas and actions of earlier civil rights