Lesson Eight: The Legislative Process: Everybody’s Right to Vote


Lesson Plan:

Students read, discuss, and view information that focuses discussion on the Civil Rights and Voting Rights Acts.
Lesson 8: The Legislative Process: Everybody's Right to Vote (PDF)

Teacher Resources:

Norman Rockwell Powerpoint (PPT)

Student Handouts:

8.1: The Civil Rights Act of 1964 (PDF)
8.2: The Voting Rights Act of 1965 (PDF)

Lesson Websites:

Newsreels about the Selma to Montgomery March: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/eyesontheprize/story/10_march.html

Additional Lesson Resources:

Extension article: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/7209834/ns/us_news-race_and_ethnicity//

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