What were the ideologies, objectives, and tactics of the major civil rights organizations and their leaders?

  1. What role did “ordinary” or local people play in the civil rights movement? How did children contribute to the struggle for social Why did the federal government intervene in the civil rights movement? What were the major pieces of legislation enacted, and how did they dismantle legalized segregation?
  2. What were the ideologies, objectives, and tactics of the major civil rights organizations and their leaders?
  3. Who were some of the people who lost their lives in the struggle?
  4. What were the major successes and failures of the freedom movement? What intergenerational tensions plagued the movement? How did the movement transform American politics and society?