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Declaration of Dependence

As a means to reduce and regulate child labor in the United States, the National Child Labor Committee composed a declaration, citing the current state of child labor and three resolutions to the situation.
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National Child Labor Committee (A.J. McKelway)
Subject
Civics
History
Economics
Social Justice Domain
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Emancipation Proclamation

With the Emancipation Proclamation, President Lincoln freed all enslaved people in “rebellious” states, forbid the military from repressing their freedom and sanctioned their military service for Union forces. This decree made emancipation a clear objective of the American Civil War.
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Abraham Lincoln
Subject
Civics
History
Geography
Social Justice Domain
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President Obama's Address on the 50th Anniversary of Bloody Sunday

Obama Selma
Obama's 2015 speech on the Edmund Pettus Bridge honors the anniversary of "Bloody Sunday," when hundreds of voting-rights activists were brutally attacked by state troopers as they began a march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama. President Obama reminds us of the spirit and struggle associated with the marchers in Selma, or any group of people meeting injustice.
Grade Level
Barack Obama
Subject
Civics
History
Economics
Geography
Social Justice Domain
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Nobody Dared Her to Do It

Reverend Noel Koestline and Reverend Spencer Turnipseed remember Turnipseed's sister, Marti, the first white student to join Birmingham's sit-in movement.
Grade Level
Rev. Noel Koestline and Rev. Spencer Turnipseed (Brother)
Subject
Civics
History
Geography
Social Justice Domain