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National Civil Rights Museum
(Recommended for grades 6‐ 12)
Welcome to the National Civil Rights Museum. This is your passport to freedom. This museum chronicles key episodes of the American civil rights movement and the legacy of this movement to inspire participation in a democratic society. As you travel through these exhibits, seek voices of freedom to find your answers.
Welcome to the beginning of your journey and the fight for African freedom in America.
Find the newspaper, the Moses of her people and the Black Abolitionist.
Blacks fought in the Civil War, what was the name of the infantry?
Strategies for Change
Although the journey for freedom looked a little brighter with the Emancipation Proclamation freeing Blacks in the southern states there was a group that believed in “keeping American free for whites”. Name the group
There were two Black leaders who believed in education and economic empowerment. What are their
Founded in 1909 what does NAACP stand for and who was one of its founders?
What organizations and institutions did they create?
Great job! Let’s see how strategies created organizations for Blacks in America.
African Americans sought new avenues to express their views and showed an increasing sense of unity. I started a back to Africa Movement. I am originally from Jamaica. Who am I?
Name the school that worked to train and provided services for underrepresented groups. Later, this
school becomes a training ground for major Civil Rights Leaders. Name the school and at least two Civil Rights leaders that attended this school.
Name a union created as a result of protests.
Which President of the US desegregated the military by Executive Order 9881?
Brown vs. Board of Education
Look to your left. There are three men on the wall. What are their names and their occupations?
Which one of the 3 men went on to become a Supreme Court Justice?
Name one of the Little Rock 9 students. What was one of the challenges they faced as they attempted to integrate Central High School.
Montgomery Bus Boycott:
She refused to give up her seat and the resulting boycott lasted ________ days. Who is she?
In what city did the Sit‐ ins featured in the video take place.
Name 2 sit‐ in songs
What does the “C” stand for and why?
March on Washington
I sang at the March on Washington, who am I?
Prior to 1963, I proposed a March on Washington in the year _____________. I helped to organize participated at this march. Who am I?
Name two organizations that participated in the freedom rides.
Spin the wheel to the left. What reason were you given that prevents you from voting?
________________________________ desegregated ________________________________________
in Oxford Mississippi in what year?
What does the Voting Rights Act of 1965 promise?
Who asked to meet with Dr. King in Selma?
Why did Dr. King go to Chicago? What were the major inequalities/ grievances against in Chicago?
Why is a garbage truck in the exhibit?
On what date and time was Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. get assassinated?
Congratulations on completing your tour and thanks for visiting the National Civil Rights Museum.