#88  Upheaval  and Racial Conflict: 1964-1970   ch 24  


Bell Ringer:  Define the Civil Rights' Movement: blacks wanting the same 14th amendment rights that whites have... life, liberty and property

Last Update: April 12, 2018

OK PASS Objectives

Racial Conflict

Early Civil Rights movement sometimes ended with assaults on the demonstrators by mobs of angry white citizens and even by policemen using tear gas and police dogs.


Watch 1968 Olympics John Carlos and Tommie Smith video

John Carlos and Tommie Smith Video

1  carried their shoes to support poverty in America

2  beads to protest lynchings

3 unzipped jacket to represent working class

4 raised their fists to show support for the Civil Rights movement


Content Standard 6:

A. Describe de jure and de facto segregation policies, attempts at desegregation and integration, and the impact of the Civil Rights Movement on society

F. Identify the contributions of political leaders, political activists, civil rights leaders


de jure and de facto segregation

De jure (Latin for “from the law”) segregation is the separation of people on the basis of race as required by law.

They enacted laws to require separate public facilities for blacks and whites. Blacks were required, for example, to attend separate

Racial separation that exists as a matter of custom rather than as a legal requirement is known as de facto (Latin for “in fact”) segregation.

For example, one neighborhood may include only white families, and another nearby neighborhood may include only black families. However, this racial segregation may have developed informally in response to social and economic factors, not as a requirement of the law.


    Thurgood Marshall

1st black  Supreme Court Justice.

 Malcolm X took Martin Luther King Jr's message to the extreme through "black power"

Content Standard 6: (e.g., Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas, the Montgomery Bus Boycott, the lunch counter sit-ins in Oklahoma City and elsewhere, the Freedom Rides, integration

Racial hostility:

1964 KKK members brutally murdered 3 civil rights workers and in Selma, Alabama 3 more died trying to help blacks register to vote.

President Johnson urged Congress to pass the Voting Rights Act

Urban Riots in the summers of 1965-1967

  Martin Luther King   Came out in opposition to the Vietnam War.

F. Identify the contributions of political leaders, political activists, civil rights leaders (e.g., Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X, Thurgood Marshall,

Anti-war movement

More and more young Americans were dissatisfied with having to go fight in a foreign war and yet they can't vote for their leaders   Watch Kent State Massacre Ohio video


 Counterculture a youth movement

Hippies    Summarize the hippie lifestyle p 575

Youth rebellion, 'smoking doobies', shabby, patched clothes, faded, tie dyed shirts, long, unkempt hair,  communes

D. Assess the impact of violent crime, and illegal drug use and trafficking.

"The Day the
          Music Died "

                                     mouse over the pic  

    Rock music had messages of rebellion against all traditional values, restraints, and authority, epitomized the "hippie" culture

D. Assess the impact of violent crime, and illegal drug use and trafficking.

In conclusion:  Yes, it was a tumultuous time.
1. The radicals were a decided minority
2. but people wondered how a nation so advanced and so wealthy could have so much disorder.
3. Civil Rights movement greatly impacted society, slowly integration takes place in American cities, schools, factories.

Christians recognize that the counterculture was completely ungodly. Bible teaches that man is born corrupt
Ps. 58:3;    Even from birth the wicked go astray;  from the womb they are wayward, spreading lies.

Romans 5:12 Therefore, just as sin entered the world through one man, and death through sin, and in this way death came to all people, because all sinned—

and to cure man's ills requires changing the sinful nature through the power of God in salvation.


1st World:
2 superpowers

US and Soviet Union

2nd World developed countries; England, France, Japan

3rd World  poorer less developed foreign countries

Describe events which changed domestic and foreign policies during the Cold War and its aftermath.

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Viet Nam War protests: http://redhatrob.files.wordpress.com/2007/09/vietnam_protest_rs.jpg