Grade Range: 9-12Resource Type(s): Primary Source, Interactives & MediaDuration: 98 MinutesDate Posted: 3/1/2011
In this webcast, students will hear from Freedom Rides veterans Congressman John Lewis, Jim Zwerg, Rev. James Lawson, and Diane Nash, and view clips from the PBS American Experience documentary Freedom Riders. The site includes a teachers guide and the webcast included questions from students at five locations across the country.
Discussions, Multimedia instruction, Project-based learning
Interactives & Media
Lessons & Activities
The March on Washington, August 28, 1963, was the largest civil rights demonstration the nation h...
Segregation, civil rights movement, CORE, Congress of Racial Equality, nonviolence, Freedom Rider, Freedom Ride, Lawson, James, 1960s, SNCC, Zwerg, Jim, civil rights, Alabama, desegregation, social justice, Freedom Rides, nonviolent resistance, Lewis, John, Nash, Diane, Public Accommodations Law
Connie, a fictional young girl, witnesses the student sit-ins at the lunchcounter in Greensboror,...
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