Modern America Additional Resources
Modern America Activities
Anti-Vietnam War Movement Lesson Plan
Autobiography of Malcolm X Activity
Civil Rights Historic Markers Timeline Activity
Civil Rights Historical Markers Activity (Teacher's Guide)
Determining Significance Events of the Civil Rights Movement Activity
Memphis Rock and Soul Museum Activity Guide
Ruby Bridges Activity
Modern America Web Links
News story about Diane Nash includes photos
Link to Alex Haley’s obituary. The obituary discusses the controversy over the legacy of Roots.
The Civil Rights Digital Library has a wealth of images and other primary sources related to all aspects of the Civil Rights Movement.
The Digital Collection of the Nashville Public Library contains a wealth of Civil Rights sources. Use “civil rights” as the search term.
This website constructed by the University of Memphis contains a wealth of resources on the Tent City movement
The Jackson Sun created a website to document the civil rights movement in Jackson. It also includes sources on the Tent Cities movement.
Emory Associate Professor of African American Studies, Carol Anderson, discusses the Columbia Race Riots.
Amazing website with presidential campaign advertisements from 1952 to the present
The website document Chavez life and work