America c1945 – 1971
United States c1945-1971
The United States in the years following the Second World War. Established as a world power, the United States continued to have domestic issues. Civil Rights for African-Americans, Hispanic Americans and Native Americans was a major issue. In this unit we explore the ways in which the Civil Rights movement developed. Major events such as the March on Washington, the Montgomery Bus Protest and those at Little Rock High School are explored. There are also sections on key individuals and groups within the Civil Rights movement.