Social Studies (NYS K-12 Framework Common Core)
Intermediate, Commencement, 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade
This video, from History.com's archives, focuses on music of the 1960's and the influence it had on the younger community.
Ask Steve: The 60's Music
SS.8.9.a.1 Students will compare and contrast the strategies used by civil rights activists such as Thurgood Marshall, Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King Jr., and Malcolm X.
SS.8.9.a.2 Students will explain the significance of key civil rights victories including President Truman’s desegregation of the military, Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka (1954), the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
SS.8.9.a.3 Students will examine the extent to which the economic situation of African Americans improved as a result of the civil rights movement.
SS.8.9.c.2 Students will examine the connection between the Vietnam War, especially the draft, and the growth of a counterculture and peace movement.
SS.C.1.1A Students analyze the development of American culture, explaining how ideas, values, beliefs, and traditions have changed over time and how they unite all Americans.