1965 Voting Rights Act

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1965 Voting Rights Act

  1. 1. Starter Review your essay
  2. 2. Half-term H/W What does the march on Washington tell us about the nature of the Civil Rights movement? [20] Level 1 – Simple statements giving information about the march on Washington and the speech by MLK [1-6] Level 2- Developed statements giving more detail about the march and begin to explore the significance as shown by a discussion on the impact on Federal government. [7-16] Level 3-Developed explanation. Developed explanation of aspects and elements of the march on Washington. Places it in context with the Civil Rights movement before, and after, the event. Material should be detailed and relevant to the question. [17-20]
  3. 3. Learning outcome Examined the 1965 Voting Rights Act and the build up to the legislation Received our essay question
  4. 4. H/W Essay question How did the terms of the Civil Rights Act and the Voting Rights Act benefit black people? [20] [email_address] https://www.slideshare.net/qbhistory
  5. 5. Legislation essay Level 1 – Simple statements giving information about both pieces of legislation [1-6] Level 2- Developed statements giving more detail about the legislation and begin to explore the significance as shown by how it benefited black people [7-16] Level 3-Developed explanation. Developed explanation of aspects and elements of the time period 1964-65 and the legislation passed and why it was passed. Places it in context with the Civil Rights movement before, and after, the event. Material should be detailed and relevant to the question. [17-20]
  6. 6. Topic: Voting Rights Essay question At the start of the lesson......I KNEW After the video clips....I KNEW......... After reading the text and making notes on the 1965 Voting Rights Act How has your understanding of the essay question improved from the start of the lesson?
  7. 7. Scenario # 5 – Testing the Act What really happened? Voting rights was seen as the area to try. Its impact was easily measurable by the number of black people in an area who had got onto the voting rolls. King and the SCLC decided to make an example of Selma, Alabama. The figures were stark. 57% population were black, yet only 335 out of 15,000 black people were registered to vote, as compared to 9500 white people.
  8. 8. Scenario # 5 – Testing the Act
  9. 9. Scenario # 5 – Testing the Act
  10. 10. Read p147-152
  11. 11. <ul><li>Voting Rights Act [ ] </li></ul>Background to the Act Similarities / Differences / + / - with the Civil Rights Act How did it build upon the Civil Rights Act?

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