Social Studies, United States History and Government, Social Studies
Commencement, 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade
This video, from History.com's archives, focuses on the turning points of the Civil Rights movement and the resulting Civil Rights Act.
Civil Rights Act of 1964
SS.E.1 Students will use a variety of intellectual skills to demonstrate their understanding of major ideas, eras, themes, developments, and turning points in the history of the United States and New York.
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.
SS.C.1.2D Students examine how the Constitution, United States law, and the rights of citizenship provide a major unifying factor in bringing together Americans from diverse roots and traditions.