Rise Up: The Movement That Changed America is a 2018, 44 minute documentary produced by Lebron James that hits the highlights of the civil rights movement. The History Channel description is: When Martin Luther King Jr. was murdered in Memphis, TN on April 4, 1968, he left a legacy of profound change, yet there was still much unfinished work. This one-hour documentary explores the key battles in the Civil Rights Movement that transformed American society–from the Montgomery Bus Boycott of 1955 to the Chicago Campaign which led to the Fair Housing Act of 1968. The special will uncover what it took to translate protest into real legislative change.
More specifically, it covers the Montgomery Bus Boycott, Emmitt Till, the formation of the SCLC, Birmingham protests and the Children's March, Bull Conner, the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Selma and Bloody Sunday, MLKs struggle for fair housing in Chicago, MLKs death and Johnson's signing of the Fair Housing Act. The focus of the documentary is the tactics of civil disobedience and protest while also covering the highlights of the Civil Rights movement.
Interviews include: Bill Clinton, Harry Belefonte, Andrew Young, Cory Booker and Jesse Jackson
Among the historical figures highlighted are: Rosa Parks, Emmitt Till, Martin Luther King, George Wallace, Fred Shuttlesworth, Bull Conner, Robert Kennedy, Jim Clark,
Amelia Boynton and Ralph Abernathy
With this purchase you get a total of 15 pages that includes:
-- fifteen vocabulary words with definitions
-- 43 short answer/fill in the blank questions in a student viewing guide
-- answer key
-- A 55 question true/false quiz based on the student viewing guide and vocabulary
-- answer key
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