SS3H2 The student will discuss the lives of Americans who expanded people’s
rights and freedoms in a democracy.
a. Paul Revere (independence), Frederick Douglass (civil rights), Susan B. Anthony
(women’s rights), Mary McLeod Bethune (education), Franklin D. Roosevelt
(New Deal and World War II), Eleanor Roosevelt (United Nations and human
rights), Thurgood Marshall (civil rights), Lyndon B. Johnson (Great Society and
voting rights), and César Chávez (workers’ rights).
b. Explain social barriers, restrictions, and obstacles that these historical figures had
to overcome and describe how they overcame them.