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Freedom's Main Line

One of the earliest assaults on segregated transit in the South occurred in Louisville, Ky., in 1870-71. There, the city’s black community organized a successful protest that relied on nonviolent direct action, a tactic that would give shape to the modern civil rights movement nearly a century later.
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Maria Fleming
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Civics
History
Social Justice Domain
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Who Claims Me?

In Boston, widely regarded as the center of the abolitionist movement, black leaders called on citizens to resist the newly passed Fugitive Slave Law in 1850 in order “to make Massachusetts a battlefield in defense of liberty.”
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Teaching Tolerance Staff
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Civics
History
Economics
Social Justice Domain
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An Outrage

An Outrage takes viewers to the very communities where heinous acts of violence took place, offering a painful look back at lives lost to lynching and a critical look forward.
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Hannah Ayers and Lance Warren
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Civics
History
Geography
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Preamble to the US Constitution

Written on September 17, 1787, the Preamble to the United States Constitution is a short introductory statement of the Constitution's guiding principles and fundamental purposes.
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Philadelphia Convention
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Civics
History
Social Justice Domain
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No Promised Land

“When Mormons settled in Missouri in the 1830s, local residents found Mormon beliefs and practices not simply strange, but wrong. … The Mormons, the Missouri governor declared, must be removed—if not by expulsion, then by extermination.”
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Jim Carnes
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Civics
History
Social Justice Domain