On June 19, 1964 the US Senate passed the Civil Rights Bill by a vote of 73-27 after 54 working days of filibuster since it was introduced in March. This was the first time the Senate had invoked cloture since 1927. President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the bill two weeks later on July 2, 1964. #TodayInBlackHistory
Sept. 91957, The same day Pres. Eisenhower is signing the 1957 Civil Rights bill civil rights activist and leader Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth is badly beaten in Birmingham,AL while trying to enroll his children in school.
Trace the 'Steps' to the American Revolution Activity
Trace the "Steps" to the American Revolution-- Could definitely be used for the Civil War unit or other units. One idea- assign each student an event to research. Have them copy their foot on a piece of paper and then use the feet to form a timeline.