On February 1, 1960, four African American college students--Ezell A. Blair, Jr.
Civil Rights Oral History: Joseph McNeil
Grade Range: 9-12
Resource Type(s): Interactives & Media
Duration: 5 minutes
Date Posted: 3/31/2014
In this series of interviews, member of the Greensboro Four Joseph McNeil talks about what motivated him to participate and shares a message for young people on being involved in their communities.
United States History Standards (Grades 5-12)
Era 9: Postwar United States (1945 to early 1970s)
Historical Thinking Standards (Grades 5-12)
Historical Thinking Standard 3: Historical Analysis and Interpretation
3B: Consider multiple perspectives.
3C: Analyze cause-and-effect relationships.
3D: Draw comparisons across eras and regions in order to define enduring issues.
3E: Distinguish between unsupported expressions of opinion and informed hypotheses grounded in historical evidence.
3F: Compare competing historical narratives.
3G: Challenge arguments of historical inevitability.
3H: Hold interpretations of history as tentative.
3I: Evaluate major debates among historians.
3J: Hypothesize the influence of the past.