From last lesson
Explain the importance of Herbert Vere Evatt, Minnijean
Brown Trickey,Rosa Parks, or Martin Luther King Jr to the
broader civil rights leader.
As president of the UN General Assembly, Dr Evatt, a former Australian judge and
government minister, helped draft the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR).
Rosa Parks was an African-American who sparked the Montgomery bus boycott in
Alabama when she refused to surrender her bus seat to a white man.
As one of the Little Rock Nine who bravely attended her recently desegregated local
school, Trickey inspired her generation to stand up for their civil rights.
As an African-American civil rights campaigner, Dr King marched on Washington and
presented his famous ‘I have a dream’ speech.
Outcomes (What you need to know and be able to do)!
•Explain the purpose of the freedom ride
•Outline what the Freedom Ride was
•Evaluate the legacy of the freedom ride