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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?

Resources:

  • Woolworth’s Sit In

http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0900073.html

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=18615556  - Be sure to listen to the story: All Things Considered

  • Million Mom March

http://archives.cnn.com/2001/US/05/13/moms.gun.control/

  • War Protest in Washington
http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/big/1115.html#article
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