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Below are many recommended sites for you to use while you research.  Almost all or all of the information you will need can be found in these sites.  After you check out these sites, if you want to go searching for more information for this web quest, click on the Google link below.  On that page you can type in key words for the topics you want to continue researching.


Timeline Resources

Timeline of the American Civil Rights Movement

The Seattle Times: Civil Rights Timeline

Central High School's Timeline of Key Desegregation Events and the 1957-58 School Year

Notes on the African-American Civil Rights Struggle in 1963-65

This site is a little hard to read but is very detailed about the many challenges, victories, and tragedies important to the fight for civil rights during these two years.


Civil Rights Movement Resources

(see also several sites listed under "Resources: The Climate of the Segregated South")

The Civil Rights Movement 1955-1965

Oh Freedom Over Me:  An American RadioWorks Site on the 1964 Disappearance of Civil Rights Workers

Protest Songs of the Civil Rights Era

Civil Rights: An Overview

The Civil Rights Act of 1964: Background Information


Brown v. Board of Education Resources

Brown v. Board of Education--The Case

This site gives you basic information about the court case..


Brown v. Board of Education

This site includes background on the court case as well as key portions of the Supreme Court's written decision on the case.

Plessy v. Ferguson: 1892

School Integration in Universities

The Fourteenth Amendment


Resources: The Climate of the Segregated South

The Murder of Emmett Till

The Lynching of Emmett Till

Emmett Till Murder Site

Shadows Linger in Town Where Emmett Till Died

The History of Jim Crow

Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia at Ferris State University

Remembering Jim Crow: Presented by American RadioWorks

Oh Freedom Over Me:  An American RadioWorks Site on the 1964 Disappearance of Civil Rights Workers

Monument Sought for Slain Civil Rights Workers

Retracing Freedom Summer

Mississippi and Freedom Summer:  Civil Rights Work and Tragedy in 1964

A very long, somewhat difficult, and informative document about Freedom Summer.


Resources on Important Figures in the Little Rock Crisis

This Person in Black History:  Thurgood Marshall

Thurgood Marshall:  American Revolutionary

A Lasting Impression in America:  Governor Orval E. Faubus

The 1957 Central High Crisis, as Governor Faubus Saw It

Encyclopedia Americana:  Dwight D. Eisenhower

See the "Domestic Issues: First Term" and "Domestic Issues: Second Term" for helpful information.

Dwight D. Eisenhower--Little Rock Response


1950's Teen Culture Resources

Top 40 Singles of 1957

The Johnny Mathis Web Site

Chicago Historical Society--Teen Chicago

The Fifties Web: Fashion, Fads, and Slang

Web Generation: 1950's

TV Variety Shows of the 1950's

Music of the Fifties


Obituary Writing

Seven Simple Steps to Writing an Obituary




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