We the People: The Citizen & the Constitution, Level 3
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Unit 6 Media

60-Second Civics, Episode 236: Six Principles of Nonviolence, No. 5: Love, Not    [ audio ]
Martin Luther King Jr.'s fifth principle of nonviolence: that nonviolence chooses love instead of hate.

03/20/1965: LBJ Sends Federal Troops to Alabama    [ video ]
President Lyndon B Johnson sent troops to Alabama Civil Rights march by the History Channel.

09/25/1957: Central High School Integrated    [ video ]
President Eisenhower sent troops to Central High by the History Channel.

60-Second Civics, Episode 222: Civil Rights Movement, Part 1    [ audio ]
The beginning of a celebration of Black History Month with the first in a series of episodes devoted to the civil rights movement.

60-Second Civics, Episode 223: Civil Rights Movement, Part 2    [ audio ]
The effect of the Civil War Amendments on the civil rights movement.

60-Second Civics, Episode 224: Civil Rights Movement, Part 3    [ audio ]
Two types of segregation that contributed to racial polarization in the United States.

60-Second Civics, Episode 225: Civil Rights Movement, Part 4    [ audio ]
How racial segregation and discrimination was deeply entrenched in American life in the 1950s.

60-Second Civics, Episode 226: Civil Rights Movement, Part 5    [ audio ]
How the increase in racially motivated violence in the 1950s prompted federal intervention.

60-Second Civics, Episode 227: Civil Rights Movement, Part 6    [ audio ]
The origins of the American civil rights movement.

60-Second Civics, Episode 228: Civil Rights Movement, Part 7    [ audio ]
The importance of nonviolence in the civil rights movement.

60-Second Civics, Episode 229: Civil Rights Movement, Part 8    [ audio ]
A discussion of the Montgomery Bus Boycott.

60-Second Civics, Episode 230: Civil Rights Movement, Part 9    [ audio ]
A discussion of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

60-Second Civics, Episode 231: Civil Rights Movement, Part 10    [ audio ]
A discussion of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.

60-Second Civics, Episode 232: Six Principles of Nonviolence, No. 1: Courage    [ audio ]
The beginning of a discussion of Martin Luther King Jr.'s six principles of nonviolence.

60-Second Civics, Episode 233: Six Principles of Nonviolence, No. 2: Reconciliat    [ audio ]
Martin Luther King Jr.'s second principle of nonviolence: nonviolence seeks reconciliation.

60-Second Civics, Episode 234: Six Principles of Nonviolence, No. 3: Defeat Inju    [ audio ]
Martin Luther King Jr.'s third principle of nonviolence: that nonviolence seeks to defeat injustice, not people.

60-Second Civics, Episode 235: Six Principles of Nonviolence, No. 4: Educate and    [ audio ]
Martin Luther King Jr.'s fourth principle of nonviolence: that nonviolence educates and reforms.

60-Second Civics, Episode 237: Six Principles of Nonviolence, No. 6: The Univers    [ audio ]
Martin Luther King Jr.'s sixth principle of nonviolence: that the universe is on the side of justice.

60-Second Civics, Episode 238: Practitioners of Nonviolence: Thoreau, Gandhi, an    [ audio ]
How some of the most famous practitioners of nonviolence influenced each other.

60-Second Civics, Episode 239: Freedom Rides    [ audio ]
A discussion of the Freedom Rides.

60-Second Civics, Episode 241: Role of the Courts, Part 2: Enforcing Brow    [ audio ]
The difficulties with enforcing the Brown v. Board of Education decision.

60-Second Civics, Episode 242: Role of the Church in the Civil Rights Movement,    [ audio ]
The role of the African American church in the years leading up to the civil rights movement.

60-Second Civics, Episode 243: Role of the Church in the Civil Rights Movement,    [ audio ]
Further discussion of the role of the African American church during the civil rights movement.

60-Second Civics, Episode 244: The Children's March of 1963    [ audio ]
A discussion of the Children's March of 1963.

60-Second Civics, Episode 245: Bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church    [ audio ]
The bombing of the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church in 1963.

60-Second Civics, Episode 246, Civil Rights Activists, Part 1: Fred Shuttleswort    [ audio ]
The life of Fred Shuttlesworth, a leading figure of the civil rights movement.

60-Second Civics, Episode 247: Civil Rights Activists, Part 2: Dorothy Cotton    [ audio ]
The life of civil rights leader Dorothy Cotton.

60-Second Civics, Episode 248: Civil Rights Activists, Part 3: John Lewis    [ audio ]
The contributions of Congressman John Lewis to the civil rights movement.

60-Second Civics, Episode 249: Civil Rights Activists, Part 4: Andrew Young    [ audio ]
The life of civil rights activist Andrew Young.

60-Second Civics, Episode 250: Civil Rights Activists, Part 5: Mabel Staupers    [ audio ]
The life of nursing pioneer Mabel Staupers.

60-Second Civics, Episode 251: Civil Rights Activists, Part 6: Septima Clark    [ audio ]
A discussion of Septima Clark, known as the "Queen Mother of the American Civil Rights Movement."

60-Second Civics, Episode 252: Civil Rights Activists, Part 7: Carolyn McKinstry    [ audio ]
Civil rights activist Carolyn McKinstry.

60-Second Civics, Episode 253: Doug Jones    [ audio ]
A discussion of attorney Doug Jones, who successfully prosecuted two Birmingham bombers.

60-Second Civics, Episode 254: Civil Rights Since the Mid-20th Century, Part 1    [ audio ]
How the movement for civil rights has changed since the mid-twentieth century.

60-Second Civics, Episode 255: Civil Rights Since the Mid-20th Century, Part 2:    [ audio ]
The farm workers' movement.

60-Second Civics, Episode 256: Civil Rights Since the Mid-20th Century, Part 3:    [ audio ]
The American Indian Movement.

60-Second Civics, Episode 257: Civil Rights Since the Mid-20th Century, Part 4:    [ audio ]
The movement for women's rights.

60-Second Civics, Episode 258: Civil Rights Since the Mid-20th Century, Part 5:    [ audio ]
The Equal Rights Amendment.

Address at Union Dinner    [ audio ]
An audio recording of Franklin Roosevelt's State of the Union address. By the American Presidency Project.

AIM Takeover of Wounded Knee    [ audio ]
An audio recording about the American Indian Movement by the History Channel.

American Civic Democracy    [ video ]
A professor at Harvard University lectures about participation in voluntary association, presented by Teaching American Politics.

American Diversity: Equality For All Americans    [ video ]
A clip about the Jim Crow law, Rosa Park, and Martin Luther King Jr. by How Stuff Works Video Center.

American History: Social Injustice and Northern Jobs    [ video ]
After the war, African American still suffered from social injustice by How Stuff Works Video Center.

Baseball Melting Pot    [ audio ]
Baseball is used to illustrate the American melting pot in this podcast from the National Constitution Center.

Cesar Chavez    [ audio ]
Link to a selection of five speeches by Cesar Chavez. From the Union Farm Workers' website.

Chinese Student Democracy Movement    [ video ]
A footage of a Chinese student confronting amored tanks in China from CNN Interative Video Almanac.

Citizenship: Making Government Work    [ video ]
A video about democracy and the importance of civic engagement. From the Democracy in America video series. Produced in 2003 by the Educational Film Center. From Annenberg Media's Learner.org website. Registration and log-in required. Length: 57 min., 48 sec.

Civil Rights: Civil Disobedience    [ video ]
Martin Luther King stood for nonviolent protest by How Stuff Works Video Center.

Civil Rights: Segregation in America    [ video ]
A video about segregation. Defines de jure and de facto segregation. From the How Stuff Works Video Center. Length: 1 min, 45 sec.

Crawford v. Marion County Election Board (2008)    [ audio ]
The oral argument of the case.

Democratic Statecraft: Tocqueville, Democracy in America    [ audio ]
A lecture on Tocqueville's Democracy in America by Professor Steven B. Smith, recorded as part of Introduction to Political Philosophy, a class Smith taught at Yale University in the Fall of 2006. From Yale's Open Yale Courses website.

Eleanor Roosevelt    [ video ]
Speech made by Eleanor Roosevelt from PBS American Experience.

Eleanor Roosevelt "Prospects of Mankind"    [ video ]
An interview of Eleanor Roosevelt and President Kennedy by PBS's American Experience.

Elections: The Maintenance of Democracy    [ video ]
A video on how citizens should become active in democracy by Annenberg Media.

Global Politics: U.S.A. and the World    [ video ]
A video about America and the relationship with other nations by Annenberg Media.

History of the Peloponnesian War    [ audio ]
A reading of Thucydides's book by Learn Out Loud podcast.

Kelo v. New London, Connecticut (2005)    [ audio ]
The oral argument of the case.

Lawrence v. Texas (2003)    [ audio ]
The oral argument of the case.

Letter from Birmingham Jail    [ video ]
A reading of the letter by Baker College of Muskegon.

Meritor Savings Bank v. Vinson (1986)    [ audio ]
A link to the an audio file of the oral argument of the case.

On the Duty of Civil Disobedience by Thoreau, Henry David    [ audio ]
A reading of the book by Librivox Recording.

Patterson v. McLean Credit Union (1989)    [ audio ]
The oral argument of the case.

Patterson v. McLean Credit Union (1989)    [ audio ]
The oral reargument of the case.

Plyler v. Doe (1982)    [ audio ]
The oral argument of the case.

Pregnancy Discrimination Act    [ video ]
A video about discrimination against pregnant by MSNBC news.

Price Waterhouse v. Hopkins (1989)    [ audio ]
The oral argument of the case.

Radio Address Summarizing the State of the Union Message    [ video ]
A video summary of the Address made by FDR by the American Presidency Project.

Roper v. Simmons (2004)    [ audio ]
The oral argument of the case.

South Carolina v. Katzenbach (1966)    [ audio ]
Part one of the oral argument of the case.

South Carolina v. Katzenbach (1966)    [ audio ]
Part two of the oral argument of the case.

Southern School Desegregation    [ video ]
Clips of the desegregation of Central High from PBS American Experience.

The Amistad Case    [ video ]
In this 2002 video produced by the WGBH Educational Foundation, eighth-grade teacher Gary Fisher leads his class in a discussion of the Amistad case. From Annenberg Media's Learner.org website. Login is required. Streaming video. Length: 26 min 48 sec.

The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli    [ audio ]
A reading of the book by Learn Out Loud podcast.

The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow    [ audio ]
Real stories by real people who testified about their experience with the Jim Crow Law by Learn Out Loud.

Tocqueville Tour    [ video ]
A discussion about Toqueville's Democracy in America.

Trops v. Dulles (1958)    [ audio ]
The oral argument of the case.

Unit 6 Overview: We the People: The Citizen & the Constitution Level 3 Text    [ audio ]
Scholars Margaret Branson, Sue Leeson, and Scott Casper present Unit 6 of the new We the People student text. Size: 17.9 mb. Length: 19 min, 32 sec.

Universal Declaration of Human Rights    [ video ]
A United Nations webcast of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Streaming video. 3 min, 29 sec.

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