Thursday, March 16, 2017

Oregon History Timeline Project

We have been working on the first round of our Oregon History Timeline Project. Several students began making timeline markers for round two. For this round we are expanding our timeline to include history that we have covered in other ways, such as during our Women's Day Teach-In and while reading The Watsons Go To Birmingham--1963. The following topics are up for grabs. You can use the links next to the topics to get started with your partner. Feel free to suggest addition topics.

Native American Rights

Changes to Wildlife following the Lewis & Clark Expedition, including the near extinction of bison.
Indian Removal Act of 1830

Indian Appropriations Act of 1871

Indian Citizenship Act, 1924-1948

Indian Civil Rights Act of 1968

American Indian Religious Freedom Act of 1978

Women's Rights Movement

The Women's Suffrage Movement
Gender Discrimination in Employment

Civil Rights Movement

The Green Book
Bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church
Bull Connor, segregationist and Birmingham's Police Commisioner
Birmingham Children's March

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