Protests and Sit-ins

Protests and Sit-Ins

Peaceful rallies are a key technique used in civil disobedience movements. Below are a few moments in history when different tactics of peaceful rallies were used.

  • Identify the difference between the three tactics.
  • Determine if each tactic was successful in accomplishing its goal.
  • What is your general definition of a peaceful rally?


  • Woolworth’s Sit In  - Be sure to listen to the story: All Things Considered

  • Million Mom March

  • War Protest in Washington