Using what you have learned from the unit on the Civil Rights Movement, you will create a written plan for the success of a new interest group related to your civil rights. The goal for your interest group should be related to passing a specific law, gaining a specific civil right for a group, or convincing Texas voters to vote for or against a specific issue in an election. Your essay must address a real issue facing Texans today. The issue does not necessarily need to affect you.
Using the presentation embedded on this page, fill out your observations for six famous photographs (or series of photographs) on the Civil Rights Movement.
A summary/outline and list of discussion questions for Part VI of Isaac’s Storm, which comprises only one chapter.
A summary, outline, and list of discussion questions for the chapters “A Letter from Moore” and “The Ring” from Isaac’s Storm by Erik Larson.
The city recovers from the storm and attempts to deal with the dead bodies. There is no time or space for burying, so they attempt to bury them “at sea” by dumping hundreds of bodies from a barge into the Gulf of Mexico. Unfortunately, many of the bodies land back on the shore, making the problem worse. City leaders are left with no choice but to burn the bodies in large piles. Rumors, often racist in nature, begin to spread through the town. The smell of death permeates every part of Galveston Help begins to arrive from various sources. Some of the gifts are not very useful, but some are life-saving.
Summary, outline, and discussion questions for the first three chapters of Part V of Isaac’s Storm by Erik Larson.
A summary, outline, and list of discussion questions for Isaac’s Storm Part IV chapters “What Isaac Did”, “A Light in the Window”, and “Isaac’s Voyage”.
On this page you will find the notes we took in class on 3/26/18, where we analyzed the causes and effects of the Great Depression, Dust Bowl, and New Deal.
Summary, outline, and discussion questions for three chapters from Part IV of Isaac’s Storm by Erik Larson.
In “Isaac Cline”, the storm begins to tear Galveston apart. In the chapter “Vital Signs”, John Blagden (who replaced the incompetent Harrison Baldwin) is the only person remaining at the Levy Building.